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Memo to Saint Peter's University Hospital retirement plan participants re: IRS church plan ruling (September 19, 2013)

Speech, Statement, Letter, or Comment

The Pension Rights Center sent a memo to workers and retirees at Saint Peter's University Hospital, who are concerned by the IRS' ruling that their pension plan is a "church plan." The mem

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PRC letter to the U.S. House of Representatives opposing H.R. 2374 on fiduciary standards (July 8, 2013)

Speech, Statement, Letter, or Comment

The Pension Rights Center sent a letter to every member of the U.S. House of Representatives, urging them to vote against H.R.

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PRC thanks the PBGC for protecting Hospital Center at Orange retirees (05/10/2013)

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On May 10, 2013, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) announced that it would assume responsibility for the Hospital Center at Orange (HCO) pension plan, after the IRS More...

PRC Letter to the Dept. of Labor urging it to retain an archive of historic plan documents (03/25/2013)

Speech, Statement, Letter, or Comment

The Pension Rights Center wrote to the Department of Labor, asking it to retain a collection of potentially valuable summary plan desciptions dating from 1976-1997. These documents, which are in danger of being destroyed, could prove invaluable in helping to determine a pension plan participant's eligibility for and level of pension benefits.

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PRC letter to the Dept. of Labor urging it to include people without internet access in a proposed survey on benefit statements (03/20/2013)

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March 20, 2013: The Pension Rights Center wrote to the Department of Labor (DoL) to request that a proposed survey about benefit statements for individual account plans include people who don't use or have access to a computer. The Center also encouraged DoL to perform a similar survey for benefit statements of traditional defined benefit pension plans.

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Joint letter to Congress in support of H.R. 5981, which closes a gap in the law for survivor benefits in multiemployer plans (12/27/2012)

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The Pension Rights Center, the National Women's Law Center, and the National Coordinating Committee on Multiemployer Plans sent a letter [PDF] to every member of Congress, asking them to pass H.R. 5981 before the end of the current Congress.

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PRC letter in support of California SB 1234 (09/28/2012)

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The Pension Rights Center sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, urging him to sign SB 1234, a bill that would expand pension coverage by establishing a state-based retirement plan for private-sector workers. Gov.

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Joint PRC/NWLF letter to the Dept. of Labor, urging it to include more information on spousal protections in booklet (08/14/2012)

Speech, Statement, Letter, or Comment

The Pension Rights Center and the National Women's Law Center sent a letter to the Employee Benefits Security Administration, asking it to include more information on spousal rig

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PRC Letter to the Editor on electronic disclosure (06/06/2012)

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On June 3, the New York Times published a column about the Labor Department's new regulations that require 401(k) providers to disclose how muc

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