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Retirees Struggle To Locate Billions In Lost Pensions As Government Looks For Solutions

08/06/2018 | WGBH

Deborah Imondi knows pensions. The 66-year-old retiree from Johnston, Rhode Island, managed a large corporate pension fund for 25 years.

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These 3 big surprises can derail your retirement

08/02/2018 | Detroit Free Press

The countdown to retirement can include all sorts of plans — setting aside extra cash in in the 401(k) plan, aiming to pay down debt, dreaming about the first trip you'd like to knock off your bucket list.

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Ohio workers' pension fund woes are symbolic of national problem

07/27/2018 | Reuters

Roberta Dell has worked for 46 years making lollipops, and she loves her job. But she worries that retirement may not be as sweet as the Dum Dum lollipops she bags.

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Thousands of Workers and Retirees Head to Ohio to Protest Pension Cuts and Pressure Congress to Act

07/10/2018

COLUMBUS, OHIO - On Thursday July 12th, thousands of active and retired mineworkers, truck drivers, warehouse workers, bakery workers and others who worked hard to earn a lifetime pension are rallying in Columbus, Ohio to urge lawmakers to protect their benefits.

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Joint Statement Opposing “Composite” Pension Legislation

12/20/2017

Joint Statement of AARP, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Musicians for Pension Security, the National United Committee to Protect Pensions, the National Retirees Legislative Network, the Pension Rights Center, the United Steelworkers, and the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Opposing Composite Pension

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Senator Sherrod Brown and Congressman Richard Neal Introduce bills to save financially troubled multiemployer plans and protect retirees

11/16/2017

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center released letters today strongly endorsing new multiemployer legislation introduced by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA).  The “Butch Lewis Act of 2017” and its House companion bill “The Rehabilitation of Multiemployer Pensions Act”  provide an innovative way to avoid retiree benefit reductions by providing relief to

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Speeches, Statements, and Letters (View all)

Speech by Karen Friedman for United Steelworkers Rapid Response Legislative Conference (May 21, 2018)

05/24/2018

Karen Friendman gave a speech as part of the Retirement Security Panel at the United Steelworkers Rapid Response Legislative Conference on May 21, 2018.

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PRC letters in support of multiemployer legislation introduced by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA)

11/16/2017

The Pension Rights Center sent a letter to U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), expressing its support for the Butch Lewis Act of 2017. Read the letter here [PDF].

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