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The Pension Rights Center Educates Couples, Divorcees & Widows on How to Get the Retirement Benefits They Deserve

02/08/2019 | Datingnews.com

The Scoop: The Pension Rights Center (PRC) is the nation’s foremost consumer organization dedicated solely to protecting retirement security in the U.S. The nonprofit provides free information and legal assistance regarding earned benefits, pensions, and other retirement income. More...

For American Workers, 4 Key Retirement Issues to Watch in 2019

12/20/2018 | New York Times

It’s going to be a busy year in Washington and state capitals for policymakers working to improve the retirement security of millions of Americans.


Whither the American pension?

11/11/2018 | The Daily Gazette

The sudden erosion of pension benefits for 1,100 former employees of the old St. Clare’s Hospital in Schenectady is a scenario that isn’t supposed to happen.


Latest News Releases (View all)

House Committee to Tackle Retirement Issues in Feb. 6 Hearing


The House Ways and Means Committee under the lead of the new Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) will hear testimony Wednesday morning on “Improving Retirement Security for America’s Workers.”


Consumer group urges special congressional committee to develop solution to multiemployer pension crisis


As a result of a misguided law passed in 2014 to ostensibly “save” pension plans, the Treasury Department announced last week that it has provisionally approved an eighth application from a multiemployer pension plan seeking to slash the benefits of vulnerable retirees as a way of balancing its books.


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


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.


Speeches, Statements, and Letters (View all)

Statement of the Pension Rights Center on the “Cost of Inaction: Why Congress Must Address the Multiemployer Crisis” Subcommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (March 7, 2019)


The Pension Rights Center submitted this statement for the record of the Subcommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, “Cost of Inaction: Why Congress Must Address the Multiemployer Crisis.”

Read the full statement.


Comments to the Department of Labor on Proposed Exemption Involving Retirement Clearinghouse, LLC


On January 10, 2019 the Pension Rights Center submitted comments to the Employee Benefits Security Administration’s Office of Exempt Determinations (OED) concerning a proposed exemption to the prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA.


Speech by Karen Friedman to Kansas City-Missouri Committee to Protect Pensions (October 18, 2018)


Karen Friedman gave a speech to the Kansas City-Missouri Committee to Protect Pensions on October 18, 2018. You can read the speech here.