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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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Retirement Security of Thousands Jeopardized by Treasury Action

04/09/2008

Pension Rights Center Seeks Withdrawal of Cash-Balance Ruling

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PENSION CUTBACK NOTICES NO APRIL FOOL'S JOKE

04/01/2008

New Fact Sheets Help Workers Understand Possible Benefit Cuts

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The Pension Rights Center Mourns the Death of Senator Howard Metzenbaum

03/13/2008

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center issued the following statement on the death of former Senator Howard Metzenbaum.  The Senator, who was honored as a "Pension Champion" at the Center's 20th anniversary celebration in 1996, died yesterday at the age of 90.

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Pension Rights Center Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision in LaRue v. DeWolff

02/20/2008

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center is pleased by today's decision by the Supreme Court in LaRue v.

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Statement from the Pension Rights Center on the Death of Robert M. Ball

01/30/2008

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center joins retirement security advocates throughout the country in mourning the death of Robert M. Ball, the nation’s foremost champion of Social Security, who died on January 29 at the age of 93. Bob Ball served on the Center’s Board for 20 years, from 1984 until 2004, when he moved to emeritus status.

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THE PENSION RIGHTS CENTER SPEAKS IN FAVOR OF THE RESTORING PENSION PROMISES TO WORKERS ACT OF 2007

06/28/2007

WASHINGTON – At a press conference on Capitol Hill today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) announced the introduction of the Restoring Pension Promises to Workers Act of 2007, legislation to protect America's pensions. Karen Friedman, policy director for the Pension Rights Center, spoke at this press conference.

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MAJOR GRANT HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF RETIREMENT SECURITY

06/13/2007

The Atlantic Philanthropies Award Pension Rights Center $6 Million Grant

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