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STATEMENT ON THE SIGNING OF THE PENSION PROTECTION ACT OF 2006

08/17/2006

WASHINGTON – President Bush signed H.R. 4, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, into law today.  The following is a statement from Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center.

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PENSION BILL FALLS SHORT FOR WORKERS

08/02/2006

Pension Rights Center Urges Senate to Make Changes

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PENSION RIGHTS CENTER LAUNCHES USER-FRIENDLY WEB SITE

07/24/2006

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center, the nation's only consumer organization dedicated solely to protecting and promoting the retirement security of American workers, retirees, and their families, has launched its newly designed web site, www.pensionrights.org.  The new site offers greatly expanded information on pension issues, while

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PENSION BILL CONFEREES WARNED THAT HOUSE PROVISIONS ON CASH BALANCE ISSUES DO NOT PROTECT OLDER WORKERS

07/12/2006

Worker/Retiree Rights Groups Urge Inclusion of Senate Provisions on Cash Balance

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EMPLOYEES, UNIONS AND ACTIVISTS CALL ON VERIZON TO STOP ITS PENSION FREEZE

05/04/2006

Several Activities Held in Conjunction with Verizon's Shareholders Meeting

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U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES VOTES TO PROTECT OLDER WORKERS

04/07/2006

Motion to Instruct Conferees on Pension Legislation Passes 248-178

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"PROTECT WORKERS AND RETIREES," SAYS PENSION RIGHTS CENTER TO HOUSE AND SENATE CONFEREES

03/15/2006

Letter Outlines Consumer Group's Positions on Key Issues in Pension Legislation

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ATLANTIC PHILANTHROPIES AWARD CHAMPIONS RETIREMENT SECURITY FOR OLDER ADULTS

02/23/2006

Million-Dollar Grant Awarded to the Pension Rights Center

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WWW.VERIZONRETIREMENTWATCH.COM ESTABLISHED TO HELP VERIZON EMPLOYEES FIGHT PENSION FREEZE

01/12/2006

WASHINGTON – In the wake of Verizon's announcement that it will freeze its pension plan for salaried workers, the Pension Rights Center and the Communication Workers of America have joined together to launch a new web site, www.VerizonRetirementWatch.com.

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