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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.

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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.

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Latest News Releases (View all)

New Jersey hospital pensioners sue Newark Archdiocese

05/08/2019

Former employees of Saint James Hospital filed a lawsuit on May 7 in the Superior Court of Essex County New Jersey alleging that the Archdiocese of Newark has wrongly denied them at least $2.7 million in lifetime pension benefits.

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House Committee to Tackle Retirement Issues in Feb. 6 Hearing

02/05/2019

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.”

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

10/15/2018

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.

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Speeches, Statements, and Letters (View all)

Joint letter to Secretary of the Treasury on Notice 2019-18 on Lump Sum Buy-Outs

04/10/2019

The Pension Rights Center, AARP, the Alliance for Retired Americans and the National Retiree Legislative Network sent a letter to the Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin urging him to rescind a recent notice that would allow companies to offer lump sum buy-out offers to retirees already receiving their benefits.

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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)

03/07/2019

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.”

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

01/10/2019

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.

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