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Verizon retirees seek say on pay

05/04/2007 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

An activist group of Verizon retirees will set the issue of executive pay before the corporation's board of directors this morning at the company's annual meeting.

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New Look for the Nest Egg

04/10/2007 | New York Times

We are in a third generation of changes in corporate retirement plans, and it is still not clear whether this version will succeed better than the others.

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Tracking Down Your Long-Lost Pension Payments

02/18/2007 | Washington Post

Although traditional pension plans -- also known as defined-benefit plans -- have a fiduciary obligation to pay benefits, they don't have to chase down potential recipients.

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Former Bank of Lodi employees unable to access 401(k) funds

12/13/2006 | Stockton Record

Bank of Lodi's former employees are still unable to access funds in their 401(k) retirement and profit-sharing accounts because of a discrepancy in the number of stock shares held by employees, and Placer Sierra Bank officials don't know when the freeze will end.

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If Company Goes Bankrupt, Don’t Count on Your Pension

10/24/2006 | New York Times

When a company is in such severe financial trouble that paying the pensions it owes could put it out of business, it can turn the responsibility over to the pension agency in a so-called distress termination.

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Retirement, Squeezed

09/17/2006 | Washington Post

As Traditional Plans Decline, Workers Face a Less Certain Future

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DuPont Shift to Defined Contribution Plan Consistent With Trends

09/01/2006 | BNA Pension and Benefits

The DuPont Company's recent announcement that it is shifting retirement benefits toward defined contribution pension plans is consistent with current employer-provided pension plan trends, which will be accelerated by the new Pension Protection Act, practitioners told BNA Aug. 30.

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Law to boost pension costs at companies

08/19/2006 | Boston Globe

Analysts say hikes will hasten end of traditional programs.

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Deciphering the New Retirement Law

08/18/2006 | BusinessWeek Online

H.R. 4, 907 pages of pension legislation, has changes that will affect every worker, regardless of age and income

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Congress passes complex pension bill full of favors

08/18/2006 | Northwest Labor Press

In July and August, the U.S. House and Senate approved what Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy called “the most important action to safeguard the retirement of hard-working Americans in a generation.”

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