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News articles about multiemployer pension plans

Pension and Benefits Daily: Draft Bill may Offer Better Mousetrap for Multiemployer Pensions. September 9, 2016.

Pensions and Investments: Multiemployer Pension Reforms Allowing Composite Plans Proposed. September 9, 2016. (Subscription Required).

The St. Augustine Record: Pension on Precipice of Destruction. August 14, 2016.

Pension & Benefits Daily: Multiemployer Pension Resubmits Rescue Plan to Treasury. August 8, 2016.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Iron Workers retirees get temporary reprieve from pension cuts. August 4, 2016.

Bloomberg BNA: Bricklayers' Pension Plan Latest to Seek Benefit Cuts July 25, 2016.  

Belleville News-Democrat: Businesses struggle with financially troubled Teamster pension fund July 24, 2016. 

Washington Post: Will senators finally face up to the hard truth about pensions? June 20, 2016.  

Logistics Management: "Cloud Nine" retired Teamsters girding for next round of potential pension cuts June 16, 2016. 

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Union retirees battle for pension payouts, possible bailout: What's at stake? June 16, 2016.

Politico: Who will save Central States? June 15, 2016.

Bloomberg BNA: Central States Pension Fund Rescue Not Panacea for All June 10, 2016.

In These Times: Teamster Retirees Win Surprise Vicotry, Force Government Not To Slash Their Pensions. June 8, 2016.

Pensions & Investments: It's back to the drawing board for multiemployer pension reform. May 16, 2016.

Reuters: Threatened U.S. pensions safe for now - but what comes next? May 12, 2016.

Business Insurance: Treasury's multiemployer pension decision may be delaying the inevitable. May 11, 2016.

Green Bay Press-Gazette: Retired Teamsters know pension fight's not over. May 10, 2016.

Star Tribune: Treasury rejects Teamster pension cuts. May 9, 2016.

MarketWatch: Teamsters pension cuts may get worse — and a U.S. safety net is at risk. May 9, 2016.

Washington Post:  Treasury rejects plan to cut pension benefits for some retirees. May 6, 2016

Detroit Free Press: Teamsters retirees await word on deep pension cuts. May 6, 2016.

The Kansas City Star: Mediator Kenneth Feinberg rejects Central States’ plan to cut Teamsters’ pensions. May 6, 2016.

Akron Beacon Journal:  Retired Teamsters get reprieve as federal government rejects Central States pension cuts. May 6, 2016.

WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio:  Treasury Department Preserves Teamsters' Pensions - 15,000 in Wisconsin
. May 6, 2016.

Belleville News-Democrat: Feds reject plan to cut Teamsters’ pensions. May 6, 2016.

BenefitsPro: Treasury denies Central States pension plan try to cut benefits. May 6, 2016.

AMI Newswire:  Congress, seeing national pension crisis, starts to act. May 5, 2016.

Columbus Dispatch: Treasury decision won’t be final say on Central States pension cuts. April 28, 2016.

Kansas City Star:  Treasury issues final regulations affecting Central States Pension Fund proposal. April 27, 2016.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Kroger workers, retirees sue failing pension fund, trustees. April 27, 2016.

In These Times: Teamsters Activists Move To Prevent Slashing of Hundreds of Thousands of Retirees’ Pensions. April 25, 2016.

KMOV4: News 4 Investigates: Obscure legal change could mean pension cuts for millions. April 25, 2016.

The Gazette: Pension cuts barreling down the road? April 24, 2016.

WIVB4: Teamsters’ pension fund insolvent; local retirees in jeopardy. April 21, 2016.

Washington Post: One of the nation’s largest pension funds could soon cut benefits for retirees. April 20, 2016.

The Lima News: Decision on pension cuts a ‘waiting game’. April 20, 2016.

Quad City Times: Editorial: Up or down, Congress owes Central States pensioners a vote. April 18, 2016.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Teamsters protest broken pension promises at U.S. Capitol. April 16, 2016.

McClatchy DC: Teamsters rally in Washington to protest possible pension cuts. April 15, 2016.

Columbus Dispatch: Teamsters rally in Washington to protest possible pension cuts. April 15, 2016.

Omaha World Herald: Nebraskans, Iowans lobby Congress over Central States pension cuts. April 15, 2016.

KNSI Radio: Senator Franken Wants Pension Cuts Reviewed. April 15, 2016.

Daily Journal: Rep. Garland Pierce joins Teamsters’ pension cut protest. April 15, 2016.

New York Times: Retirees Rally at the Capitol, Protesting Pension Cuts. April 14, 2016.

Quad City Times: Q-C Teamsters join D.C. rally against pension cuts. April 14, 2016.

Star Tribune: Crowds in Washington, D.C., Burnsville denounce Teamsters pension cuts. April 14, 2016.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Retired truckers protest potential pension cuts on Capitol Hill. April 14, 2016.

Omaha World Herald: Retired truck drivers to protest in D.C. over pension cuts. April 14, 2016.

Gaston Gazette: Teamster retirees facing drastic pension cuts rally in DC. April 14, 2016.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Area Teamsters headed to Washington for pension rally. April 13, 2016.

Akron Beacon Journal: Akron-area Teamsters headed to Washington to protest pension cuts. April 12, 2016.

Kansas City Star: Thousands of retired Teamsters head to D.C. in battle over Central States Pension Fund. April 11, 2016.

Quad City Times: Rally to focus on plight of pensioners. April 9, 2016.

MarketWatch: Losses under Goldman, Northern Trust accelerated Teamsters cuts. April 6, 2016.

MarketWatch: How the Teamsters pension disappeared more quickly under Wall Street than the mob. April 4, 2016.

Bloomberg: Fate of 400,000 Teamster Pensions Rests in Ken Feinberg’s Hands. March 31, 2016.

The Badger Herald: Pension cuts to keep federal fund afloat could drown retirees in debt. March 31, 2016.

WHOTV: Iowans Struggling, Fearful of July 1 Pension Cuts. March 31, 2016.

The Badger Herald: Retirees protest at the Capitol to fight pension cuts. March 31, 2016.

Kansas City Star: Who will do right by the Teamsters’ broken pension promises? March 19, 2016.

Memphis Commercial Appeal: Teamsters retirees push back against pension cuts. March 17, 2016.

Labor Notes: Central States Retirees: A Wave of Organized Wrath. March 14, 2016.

Associated Press via WEAU: Retirees rally at Minnesota Capitol over pension cuts. March 13, 2016.

Star Tribune: Retired union workers rally at Minnesota State Capitol over pension cuts. March 12, 2016.

WKRN: Retirees fighting to keep their pensions from being slashed. March 12, 2016.

KARE11 News: Retirees rally at Minnesota Capitol over pension cuts. March 12, 2016. [Video story]

PlanSponsor: Retirees Nationwide Protest Multiemployer Plan Benefit Cuts. March 11, 2016.

Fayetteville Observer: Teamsters protest pension cuts at Rep. Renee Ellmers' Dunn office. March 11, 2016.

Times-News Online: Protesters: 'Save our pensions' from rescue plan. March 11, 2016.

Gaston Gazette: Anger over pension cuts bring older protesters to McHenry's office. March 11, 2016.

KSMU Ozarks Public Radio: Former President Clinton Draws Large Crowd in Support of Hillary. March 11, 2016. [Multiemployer cuts discussed]

BenefitsPro: Hatch says country at 'sobering moment' over union pension plight. March 4, 2016.

BNA Pension & Benefits Daily: Senators Hear Pleas for Changes to Multmployer System. March 2, 2016.

Wall Street Journal: Senate Hearing Examines Rare Retirement Topic: Cuts to Pension Checks. March 1, 2016.

Star Tribune: GAO to probe oversight of the Central States pension fund. March 1, 2016.

The Hill: Miners union pleads with senators for pension fix. March 1, 2016.

Financial Advisor Magazine: Closely Watched Pension Case Could Bring Cuts For Other Plans. February 29, 2016.

WWNY: Local Retired Teamsters Face Pension Cuts. February 29, 2016.

PlanSponsor: More Union Plans Apply to Cut Benefits. February 29. 2016.

Star Tribune: Teamsters pension fund cuts would affect 14,800 in Minnesota. February 24, 2016.

Columbia Journalism Review: Why the coming cuts to Teamster pensions deserve more national news coverage. February 22, 2016.

Pensions & Investments: Innovation could be outcome of multiemployer plan debate. February 22, 2016.

Houston Chronicle: Houston workers fight for promised pensions. February 22, 2016.

WIFR: Teamsters Members Fighting to Prevent Pension Cuts. February 14, 2016.

Kansas City Star: Noted mediator will be in KC to meet with Teamsters in huge pension fight. February 13, 2016.

NBC26: Thousands facing pension cuts in Northeast Wisconsin. February 12, 2016.

Pensions & Investments: New York State Teamsters mulls filing for benefit reductions. February 11, 2016.

Star Tribune: Riled Teamsters at Mpls. meeting voice opposition to pension cuts. February 10, 2016.

Detroit Free Press: Retired Teamsters fight to stop pension cuts. February 8, 2016.

Sheboygan Press: Wisconsin teamster retirees keep up pension fight. February 8, 2016.

Detroit News: Hundreds speak out on proposed Teamster benefit cuts. February 8, 2016.

Times Herald Record: Shrinking pension riles retired Modena trucker. February 7, 2016.

Detroit Free Press: Teamsters pension crisis driving deep cuts for retirees. February 6, 2016.

National Law Review: New Jersey Teamsters Local Pension Fund Latest to Request Reduction in Vested Member Benefits. February 5, 2016.

BenefitsPro: 3 multiemployer pension plans seek to cut benefits. February 4, 2016.

Roanoke Times: Some Teamster retirees are getting hosed on their pensions. January 20, 2016.

Akron Beacon Journal: Akron-area retirees suggest going ‘old school’ and occupying federal building to protest pending union pension cuts. February 4, 2016.

Detroit News: Dingell leads coalition against Teamster pension cuts. February 3, 2016.

The Des Moines Register: Grassley seeks probe of efforts to protect pension fund. February 2, 2016.

Detroit Free Press: Forum for retired Teamsters to speak out on pension cuts. February 1, 2016.

WFMJ: Teamsters meet in Youngstown over pension cuts. January 31, 2016.

The Detroit News: Input on pension benefit cuts sought. January 31, 2016.

Workday Minnesota: Teamsters and others fighting pension battle over multi-employer fund. January 28, 2016.

Peoria Journal Star: Pension cuts 'crippling' for retired Creve Coeur trucker and his family. February 23, 2016.

Duluth News Tribune: Retirees: Feds failed to protect pension fund. January 21, 2016.

Belleville News-Democrat: How safe is your pension? January 17, 2016.

Institutional Investor: Is the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. Worth Propping Up? January 14, 2016.

Greensboro News and Record: 300 retirees tell federal official: Stop pension from cutting benefits. January 12, 2016.

Green Bay Press Gazette: Teamsters look to fight pension cuts. January 12, 2016.

WFMY: Retirees Fight To Protect Pensions From Proposed Cuts. January 11, 2016.

Wisconsin News: Endeavor group told pension cuts will 'crush' U.S. economy. January 9, 2016.

Omaha World Herald: Planned pension cuts have retired truckers up in arms; fund says they're unavoidable. December 18, 2015.

Labor Notes: Teamster Retirees Demand Trustees 'Stop the Rush' to Slash Pensions in Half. December 17, 2015.

Star Tribune: 14,800 Minnesotans face deep pension cut. December 14, 2015.

Columbus Dispatch: Members of Central States Pension Fund dismayed by projections of benefit cuts. December 13, 2015.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Financial woes of Teamsters' pension fund hurt employers, too. December 12, 2015.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Retired Teamsters blast plan to slash pension benefits. December 9, 2015.

Kansas City Star: Independence rally will feature pension rights advocate Karen Friedman. December 9, 2015.

Sheboygan Press Media: Pension cuts outrage Wisconsin Teamsters. December 9, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: House members, UPS call for denial of Central States rescue plan. December 8, 2015.

WLWT5: Teamsters voice anger at Saturday pension meeting. December 7, 2015.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Teamsters voice anger with pension trustee. December 5, 2015.

Cincinnati Enquirer: Retired Teamsters fight for their pensions. December 4, 2015.

Business Insurance: Participants balk at proposed Central States pension cuts. December 2, 2015.

Associated Press: Retired truckers face pension cuts as high as 61 percent. November 23, 2015.

Argus Leader: Pension cuts could hit South Dakotans. November 23, 2015.

NBC Nebraska: Local Retirees Outraged by Proposed Pension Cuts, November 19, 2015.

Kansas City Star: ‘Orphans,’ other retirees protest deep cuts planned by Central States Pension Fund. November 19, 2015.

Iwantthenews.com: Pension cuts hurt retirees. November 19, 2015.

Quad Cities Online: Teamsters Local 371 organizes to protest pension cuts. November 15, 2015.

The Repository: Pension cuts worry Northeast Ohio Teamsters. November 15, 2015.

Lincoln Journal Star: Retired truck drivers face sharp pension cuts. November 15, 2015.

KWQC: Teamsters Local 371 members band together to get pensions back. November 15, 2015.

Columbus Dispatch: Bill would protect pension benefits. November 13, 2015.

Star Tribune: Retiree benefits are facing many threats. November 11, 2015.

BNA Pension & Benefits Daily: Central States Rescue Pain Puts Spotlight on Retiree Rep. November 9, 2015.

Northland News Center: Teamster Local 346 retirees hit with pension cuts. October 27, 2015.

CNN Money: Why 8,737 UPS retirees are bracing for pension cuts. October 27, 2015.

The Hill: Labor, pension managers square off over benefits. October 21, 2015.

CNN Money: Is Your Pension Safe?  These are the next funds to fail. October 20, 2015.

BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter: Lawmaker Says Central States Rescue Not Only Option. October 20, 2015.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Major Teamsters pension fund to slash recipients' benefits. October 19, 2015.

BNA Pension & Benefits Daily: Central States Rescue Plan: Gut-Wrenching Decisions for All. October 19, 2015.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Teamster pensions go off road. October 18, 2015.

WXYZ Detroit: Pension cuts could be coming for retired Teamsters. October 16, 2015.

Columbus Dispatch: Planned pension cuts outrage retired Teamsters. October 16, 2015.

CNN Money: Retired truck drivers could see their pension checks cut in half. October 15, 2015.

Toledo Blade: Teamsters’ retirees receive notice of huge pension cuts. October 15, 2015.

Logistics Management: Proposed draconian cuts to Teamsters’ pensions draws fire from retirees, who vow action. October 13, 2015.

St. Louis Post Dispatch: St. Louis area Teamster pensioners face deep cuts in income. October 11, 2015.

St. Louis Post Dispatch: Legislation can keep pension plans funded. October 11, 2015.

Omaha World-Herald: ‘Devastating’ proposed pension cuts rock Teamsters in Midlands. October 11, 2015.

New York Post: When pension funds go empty, all bets are off. October 10, 2015.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restoring pension accountability by giving workers and retirees a seat at the table. October 9, 2015.

WKBN 27: Local Teamsters face deep pension cuts. October 9, 2015.

Wall Street Journal: Pensions Timebomb Keeps Ticking in Year of Funding Challenges. October 9, 2015.

Nightly Business Report: Teamsters’ pension plan problems. October 8, 2015.

Detroit Free Press: Pension checks to be cut in half for Teamsters retirees. October 8, 2015.

Detroit News: 30,000 Michigan Teamsters face pension cuts. October 8, 2015.

Akron Beacon Journal: Proposed pension payment cuts of 50 percent and deeper rock and rile Teamster retirees in Akron. October 7, 2015.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: To save union retirees' pensions, Sen. Rob Portman offers new plan. October 7, 2015.

Washington Post:Large pension fund files plan to cut retiree benefits under new law. October 7, 2015.

New York Times: Teamsters’ Pension Fund Warns 400,000 of Cuts. October 7, 2015.

CNN Money: 273,000 union workers face pension cuts. October 7, 2015.

Kansas City Star: Letters warn retired Teamsters of big pension cuts. October 7, 2015.

BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter: Central States Fund Alerts Participants to Potential Reductions. October 6, 2015.

In These Times: Central States Pension Fund Prepares To Slash Hundreds of Thousands of Workers’ Pensions. October 5, 2015.

The National Law Journal: Who You Gonna Call? Ken Feinberg - In his latest role, mediator-in-the-spotlight sets sights on troubled pension plans. October 5, 2015.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Don't break faith with workers on multiemployer pension plans. October 4, 2015.

Columbus Dispatch: Retirees soon to learn how much pensions may be cut. October 2, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: Central States Teamsters pension fund seeks permission to cut benefits. October 2, 2015.

Bankrate: PBGC says union pensions facing less risk. September 29, 2015.

WDJT : Local group defends retirees after pension cuts signed into law. September 19, 2015.

In These Times: Teamsters Protest as Treasury Debates Allowing Pension Cuts for 1.5 Million Retirees. September 17, 2015

The Columbus Dispatch: Proposed pension cuts have Teamster retirees worried. September 16, 2015.

BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter: IRS Hearing on Benefit Suspensions Features Impassioned Voices. September 15, 2015.

Omaha World Herald: Possible cuts to pensions have Nebraskans, Iowans on alert. September 15, 2015.

Chicago Tribune: Retirees brace for hardship as multi-employer pension cuts loom. September 14, 2015.

AARP Bulletin: Retirees Lash Out at Law That Allows Cuts in Some Pensions. September 14, 2015.

Cleveland Plain Dealer: With union pensions in jeopardy, Ohio members plead with Congress and the feds. September 11, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: Retirees, experts testify at Multiemployer Pension Reform Act hearing. September 10, 2015.

BenefitsPro: Treasury issues voting rules for multiemployer plan benefit reductions. September 8, 2015.

WDJT: Wisconsin retirees headed to Washington, D.C to speak on possible pension cuts. September 8, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: IRS releases multiemployer benefit cut voting rules. September 2, 2015.

Lakeland Times: Can you afford to retire? August 28, 2015.

Detroit News: Hoffa: Congress must step up to protect pensions. July 15, 2015.

In These Times: Teamster Retirees’ Campaign Against Pension Cuts Draws Support from Bernie Sanders. July 6, 2015.

NW Labor Press: PBGC readies rules to cut retiree pension benefits. June 30, 2015.

Bloomberg BNA's Pension and Benefits Reporter: Bill Would Repeal Benefit Cutback Provisions in 2014 Multiemployer Pension Plan Law. June 23, 2015

The Hill: Sanders pushes to block pension cuts. June 22, 2015.

WOWT 6 News: Pension Fight Taken to Washington. June 22, 2015. (Video)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Critics question proposed rules for cutting pensions. June 21, 2015.

Wall Street Journal CFO Journal: Bill Seeks Multiemployer Pension Reform Act Repeal – Update. June 19, 2015. (Subscription required)

Plansponsor: Bill Would Block Multiemployer Plan Benefits Cuts. June 19, 2015.

BenefitsPro: Sen. Sanders pushes repeal of Multiemployer Pension Reform. June 19, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: Teamsters, machinists, aerospace unions support bill to repeal multiemployer reforms. June 18, 2015.

Akron Beacon Journal: Groups start working to pass federal law intended to stave off private pension cuts. June 18, 2015.

New York Times Blog: Bernie Sanders Draws Union Support Pressing Pensions Issue. June 18, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: Treasury Department preps regulations for implementing multiemployer law. June 17, 2015

Akron Beacon Journal: Ohio congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Bernie Sanders offer new legislation to repeal private pension cut provisions. June 17, 2015.

Plansponsor: PBGC Issues Rule About Multiemployer Plan Partitions. June 17, 2015.

New York Times: Kenneth Feinberg to Oversee Cuts in Multiemployer Pension Plans. June 17, 2015.

Gaston Gazette: Local retirees taking pension concerns to Washington. June 13, 2015.

In These Times: Some Union Pension Cuts Likely As New Federal Rules Take Shape. April 23, 2015.

Labor Notes: Teamsters Mount Grassroots Campaign to Block Pension Cuts. April 21, 2015.

WFMJ: Federal law casts shadow on future of Teamster pensions. April 21, 2015.

Star Tribune: Red flags for those mapping out their retirement years. April 6, 2015.

Crain's Benefits Outlook: Multiemployer pensions rescue buys the PBGC some time. March 29. 2015.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Shortfalls sabotage promise of union retirees' pensions. March 28, 2015.

ACHN News: Taking Care of Our Aging Workforce: Which Direction is Best for Unfunded HVAC Pension-plan Liabilities? March 23, 2015.

Columbus Dispatch Significant pension cuts loom for retirees. March 22, 2015.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: New law allows reductions in certain retiree pensions. March 10, 2015.

NBC4: Retirees Facing Severe Pension Cuts. February 23, 2015.

Akron Beacon-Journal: Union retirees fear dramatic pension cuts under new federal law. February 15, 2015.

Washington Post: Pension plans, once inviolable promises to employees, are getting cut. February 10, 2015.

Pensions & Investments: Multiemployer plans untangle reforms. February 9, 2015.

NW Labor Press: Big change to law on union pensions. February 4, 2015.

Albany Times Union: Retirements reduced by the stroke of a pen in D.C. January 31, 2015.

Washington Post: Thanks to Congress, these pension plans could severely cut retiree benefits. January 28, 2015.

Atlanta Journal Constitution: How UPS gains from law eroding pension protection. January 22, 2015.

Wall Street Journal: Caesars Move Highlights Risks to Multiemployer Pensions. January 21, 2015.

MarketWatch: New law allows cuts in multiemployer pensions. January 7, 2015.

San Antonio News-Express: Congress punishes retirees for company lapses. January 6, 2015.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:That Solid Pension Benefit? It may be subject to change. December 28, 2014.

Atlanta Journal Constitution via Seattle Times: Pension law change alarms retiree groups. December 26, 2014.

Pensions & Investments: Multiemployer plans can cut benefits to stay solvent. December 22, 2014.

Albany Times Union: New federal law allows pension cuts. December 22, 2014.

CNN Money: Union retirees: Don't Cut My Pension. December 22, 2014.

Washington Post: New law lets some pension plans cut promised benefits. December 19, 2014.

Washington Post: Pension cuts helped keep the government open, but they hurt many retired women. December 18, 2014.

MSNBC The Ed Show: A Devastating Blow to Retirees. Aired December 18, 2014.

Reuters: After the new federal pension rules: What retirees need to know. December 18, 2014.

Institutional Investor: ERISA Changes Passed as Part of Controversial Spending Bill. December 18, 2014.

Bankrate: Are pensions on a slippery slope? December 18, 2014.

BenefitsPro: Legal fight likley over pension reforms. December 17, 2014.

AARP Bulletin Today: Those Pension Cuts and What You Need to Know. December 16, 2014.

Investor's Business Daily: Pension Benefits: New Law Lets Trustees Cut Them. December 16, 2014.

Pension & Benefits Reporter: President expected to sign spending bill addressing multiemployer plans. December 16, 2014.

NW Labor Press: Congress passes major change to law on union pensions. December 16, 2014.

Labor Notes: Cromnibus Continues Attack on Pensions. December 15, 2014.

National Memo: The Hunger Games Economy.  December 15, 2014.

St Louis Post Dispatch: Middle-class retirees deserve better from Congress. December 15, 2014.

Huffington Post: 4 Ways Congress Just Screwed Up Pensions. December 15, 2014.

Business Insurance: Congress gives final OK to bill allowing multiemployer pension plan benefit cuts. December 15, 2014.

Wall Street Journal: Pension Bill Seen as Model for Further Cuts. December 14, 2014.

St Louis Post Dispatch: Congress approves pension measure that could cut benefits for many retirees. December 14, 2014

The Washington Post: Your pension could go poof, do you have a backup plan. December 12, 2014.

Pensions & Investments - House passes multiemployer pension reform. December 12, 2014.

Ms Magazine: Warren and Pelosi fight spending bill. December 12, 2014.

C-Span Washington Journal: Pension Cuts in the 2015 Federal Spending Bill. Aired December 12, 2014.

CNN Money: Congress approves plan to allow pension cuts. December 12, 2014.

Business Insurance: House approves bill to allow multiemployer pension plan benefit cuts. December 12, 2014.

BenefitsPro: Pension reforms pass House. Deember 12, 2014.

International Business Times: Pension Fund Run By Wall Street Cited In Push To Cut Retiree Benefits. December 11, 2014.

StarTribune: Rep Kline's proposed cuts catch pensioners by surprise. December 11, 2014.

Reuters: Congress no bailout pension plan is no solution for retirees. December 11, 2014.

NPR Morning Edition: Pension deal in spending bill will cut benefits before safety net fails. December 11, 2014.

LA Times: Congress poised to allow cuts to private pension payouts. December 11, 2014.

Bloomberg Businessweek: Congress Says It Has to Cut Pensions to Save Them. December 11, 2014.

Associated Press: Deal to allow multiemployer pension benefits cuts. December 11, 2014.

Al Jazeera America: Congress to vote on pension cut proposal . December 11, 2014.

SeniorJournal: Pensions of retirees, widows face cuts in action by House of Representatives. December 11, 2014.

Al Jazeera America: Real Money with Ali Velshi - Retirees outraged over provision allowing pension funds to cut benefits. Aired December 10, 2014.

Pensions & Investments: Proposed Congress spending bill allows some multiemployer plans to cut retiree benefits. December 10, 2014.

Journal of Commerce: Multiemployer pension proposal riles Teamsters. December 10, 2014.

CNN Money: Congress considering plan to allow pension cuts. December 10, 2014.

Bloomberg: Is Congress about to cut your pension. December 10, 2014.

BenefitsPro: Retiree benefits could be cut under congressional plan. December 10, 2014.

BenefitsPro: House delay leaves pension reform in question. December 10,2014

LA Times: That awful congressional plan to allow pension cuts heads for enactment. December 9, 2014.

Pensions & Investments: Immediate multiemployer reforms urged. December 8, 2014.

National Journal: Labor Unions Accuse Congress of Sneak Attack on Pensions in Lame Duck. December 8, 2014.

InvestmentNews: Financial planning issues wrapped into government spending bill. December 8, 2014.

LA Times: The lame-duck Congress plots to undermine retiree pensions. December 5, 2014.

WOIO/19 Action News: Bill could slash pensions across America. December 5, 2014

Washington Post: Congress could soon allow pension plans to cut benefits for current retirees. December 4, 2014.

BenefitsPro: Congress could soon cut pensions in ailing plans. December 4, 2014.

Politico Pro: Lame duck fix to pension cliff emerges. December 4, 2014. (Subcriber access only)

In These Times: Lame-Duck Congress Nears Last-Minute Vote On Sweeping Pension Reform. December 3, 2014.

Pension & Benefits Reporter: Multiemployer program posts record deficit. November 25, 2014.

NPR: One Million American Pension Plans Could Be Insolvent In 10 Years. November 19, 2014.

BenefitsPro: Benefit clawbacks - only way to avoid a pension cliff. November 11, 2014.

PoliticoPro: Pension cliff looms. November 10, 2014.

Bankrate.com: Should Union Pensions Be Cut?, June 6, 2014.

Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits ReporterERISA Anti-Cutback Rule at Heart of Debate On NCCMP Proposal for Multiemployer Plans, May 13, 2014.

New York Times: Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall, April 12, 2014.

Bloomberg Businessweek: An Unpalatable Plan to Rescue Failing Pensions, March 13, 2014.

Star Tribune: Pension cuts gaining political momentum, March 13, 2014.

Bloomberg: Twinkies Bankruptcy Exposes Peril to Some U.S. Pensions, February 26, 2014. 

CNN Money: Retired union workers facing 'unprecedented' pension cuts, November 15, 2013.

In These Times: A Fight Builds Over Multi-Employer Pensions, November 11, 2013.

Pensions & Investments: Union and retiree pressure mounting against multiemployer pension fund reform, October 29, 2013.

Kiplinger’s Retirement Report: Retirees face cuts in pension benefits, August 19, 2013.

Reuters: Do no harm: Protecting retirees in shaky pension plans, June 26, 2013.

Wall Street Journal: Union-Employer Pension Proposal Would Hit Some Retirees, April 12, 2013.