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Joint Statement Opposing Consideration of “Composite” Pension Legislation

09/22/2016

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the National Retirees Legislative Network, the Pension Rights Center, and the United Steelworkers strongly oppose legislation

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Pension Rights Center praises U.S. Treasury Department rejection of Central States Pension Fund application to cut retiree pensions

05/06/2016

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center joins hundreds of thousands of retired truck drivers, spouses, widows and active workers in praising the U.S. Department of the Treasury for rejecting the Central States Pension Fund’s application to cut its retirees’ pensions.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Retired truck drivers, spouses and widows to rally at U.S. Capitol to protest proposed pension cuts

04/13/2016

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, on Thursday, April 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., thousands of retired truck drivers, spouses and widows will travel to Washington, D.C., for a rally on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol to urge policymakers and the Treasury Department to stop unprecedented cuts to their hard-earned pensions.

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Pension Rights Center Applauds Release of Rule Protecting Investors from Conflicted Investment Advice

04/07/2016

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center applauds the U.S. Department of Labor for finalizing an important regulation to help ensure that financial advisers and brokers who give advice on investments in 401(k) plans and IRAs do so in the best interests of their clients.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Retirees coordinate statewide “March Madness” actions to protest unfair pension cuts

03/10/2016

In a series of coordinated actions taking place from March 10-13, angry retired truck drivers, spouses and widows are taking to the streets in five states to protest unprecedented proposed cuts to their pensions.

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PRC Praises Labor Department for New Rules for Economically Targeted Investments

10/22/2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced today new guidance for economically targeted investments (ETIs) in retirement plans.

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Pension Rights Center Calls Proposed Retiree Benefit Cuts by the Central States Pension Fund a “Pension Demolition Plan”

10/08/2015

WASHINGTON – Last week, the Central States Pension Fund began notifying hundreds of thousands of retirees that it has applied to the U.S. Department of the Treasury to cut their pensions.

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Pension Rights Center Response to Central States Teamsters Pension Fund Letter

09/25/2015

On September 22, James P. Hoffa, General President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, wrote to Thomas Nyhan, Executive Director of the Central States Teamsters Pension Fund, to ask that the Fund’s trustees not propose “draconian benefit cuts that will impose significant hardships” on the Fund’s participants. 

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Save Our Retirement Coalition response to letter sent to Secretary Perez on the fiduciary rule

09/24/2015

The Pension Rights Center, as part of the Save Our Retirement Coalition, issued a statement in reaction to a letter sent to Labor Secretary Tom Perez by several members of Congress regarding the Department's proposed fiduciary rule.

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Countdown to Cuts: Retirees Call on Policymakers to Stop the Clock on Cuts to Their Pensions

09/10/2015

WASHINGTON – Hundreds of retired truck drivers and their spouses came to Washington, D.C., today to tell policymakers how proposed cuts to their pensions  More...

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