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The Pension Rights Center Mourns the Death of Lisle Carter

09/25/2009

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center released the following statement on the death of former board member Lisle Carter:

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Pension Rights Center Mourns the Death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy

08/26/2009

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center, on the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy:

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Pension Rights Center Statement on the Introduction of the 401(k) Fair Disclosure for Retirement Security Act of 2009

04/22/2009

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center applauds Congressman George Miller (D-Calif.) and Congressman Rob Andrews (D-NJ) for introducing the 401(k) Fair Disclosure for Retirement Security Act of 2009.  At a time when the decline of the stock market has decimated 401(k) plans, it is more e

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60 Minutes 401(k) Exposé Shows Need for New Retirement Income System

04/21/2009

WASHINGTON – The television news program 60 Minutes aired a devastating indictment of 401(k) plans Sunday, further documenting the need for a new retirement system above Social Security.  The piece featured several older Americans whose 401(k) accounts have dropped precipitously in the pas

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Little-known Provision in Federal Pension Program May Prevent Some From Getting Benefits

02/03/2009

Pension Rights Center Asks Obama Administration to Notify Workers of Potential Risk

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PENSION RIGHTS CENTER SUBMITS A CONSUMER AGENDA FOR RETIREMENT SECURITY TO OBAMA TRANSITION TEAM

12/17/2008

WASHINGTON – In advance of President-elect Obama taking office, the Pension Rights Center has created a Consumer Agenda for Retirement Security, a list of recommendations for improving current retirement programs.  The Agenda, which has been submitted to the Obama transition team, includes 40 distinct legislativ

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Pension Rights Center Calls for Increased 401(k) Fee Disclosure

09/17/2008

WASHINGTON – At a Senate hearing today, the Pension Rights Center called for increased disclosure of the fees associated with 401(k) plans.

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PENSION RIGHTS CENTER APPLAUDS TREASURY RULING BARRING PENSION PLAN BUYOUTS

08/07/2008

WASHINGTON – In a clear victory for workers and retirees, the Department of the Treasury has issued a ruling ensuring that pension money will continue to be invested solely in the interests of workers, retirees and their families – and not to the benefit of financial institutions.

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Pension Rights Center Asks Congress to Protect Workers’ Retirement Security in Corporate Bankruptcies

06/05/2008

WASHINGTON – At a Congressional hearing today, the Pension Rights Center expressed its support for a bill that would stop companies from abusing bankruptcy laws to escape their pension obligations.  Testifying on H.R.

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