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Intel Corp. Investment Policy Committee v. Sulyma to shape ERISA fiduciary lawsuits

11/07/2019 | Lawyers and Settlements

Washington, DC -- On December 4, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in an ERISA lawsuit that may have lasting implications for the ability of plan participants to sue over mismanagement of retirement funds.

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Falling interest rates wreak havoc in US pension system

11/06/2019 | Financial Times

Expert insights, analysis and smart data help you cut through the noise to spot trends, risks and opportunities

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Legislation proposes new PBGC funding source from QPAM fees

10/15/2019 | Pensions&Investments

Legislation aimed at giving the PBGC more money for distressed multiemployer pension funds by imposing fees on asset managers that want to keep managing retirement plan assets following criminal convictions was introduced Monday by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

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Consumer advocacy group asks Labor Department to withdraw proposal that would curtail employees’ receipt of important retirement plan information

11/20/2019

November 20— The Pension Rights Center, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, charges that a new proposed Labor Department regulation would undermine the rights or workers and retirees to receive critical retirement information.

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House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Avert National Retirement Crisis

07/25/2019

While former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before Congress, the big news on Capitol Hill yesterday arguably was the boost the House of Representatives gave to hundreds of thousands of working-class American workers and retirees who have lost or will lose a major portion of their promised retirement income.

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Three Cheers for Congressional Committee’s Vote That Paves Way for Bill Stabilizing Financially Struggling Pension Plans

07/10/2019

The House Ways and Means Committee took a significant step today toward resolving a pending national retirement crisis affecting millions of workers and retirees. It did this by voting in favor of a bill that would provide a lifeline to financially teetering pension plans in the form of government backed loans.

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Speeches, Statements, and Letters (View all)

Statement of the Pension Rights Center on permissive transfers of uncashed checks from ERISA plans to state unclaimed property funds before the ERISA Advisory Council (August 28, 2019)

08/28/2019

PRC Policy Analyst Jane Smith testified before the ERISA Advisory Council on permissive transfers of uncashed checks from ERISA plans to state unclaimed property funds.

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PRC Letter to members of the House of Representatives in support of the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (July 19, 2019)

07/19/2019

PRC sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives urging them to vote in support of H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act. Read the full letter here.

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PRC Letter to the Ways & Means Committee in support of the Rehabilitation of Multiemployer Pensions Act (July 9, 2019)

07/09/2019

The Pension Rights Center sent a letter to Chairman Neal and Ranking Member Brady on the Ways & Means Committee in the House of Representatives ahead of a markup of the Rehabilitation of Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lews Act. PRC urged the Committee to support the bill and thanked them for adressing this important issue.

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