Plans that have filed "critical and declining" status notices with the U.S. Department of Labor
The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 gives the trustees of underfunded multiemployer plans that meet the definition of being in “critical and declining” status almost unprecedented authority to cut retiree pension benefits.
Each plan listed below has notified the U.S. Department of Labor that it is in “critical and declining” status and eligible to make certain retiree benefit reductions. Click the name of each plan listed below to see the most recent notice for each plan.
Last updated: July 5, 2016
- Read our summary of the retiree cutback provisions in the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014.
- U.S. Treasury Department page on multiemployer pension plans seeking MPRA benefit cuts.
- Pension Rights Center fact sheet, the Facts about Multiemployer Pension Plan Funding.
Looking for help with your retirement plan?
If you have a problem with your retirement plan, free help may be available from the U.S. Administration on Aging's network of Pension Counseling and Information Projects. Find help now.
What's your story?
We're hearing from people around the country who are worried about cuts to their pensions. These are their stories.
PensionHelp America connects people who need help with their pension, 401(k), and other retirement plans with the pension counseling projects, legal services providers, and government agencies that can help answer their questions. Visit www.pensionhelp.org.
Roadmap to retirement
Let our roadmap to helpful information about retirement plans for private-sector workers put you on the path toward a secure retirement. Get started.
Get E-mail Updates
Did You Know?
Each state retirement system has its own rules relating to the division of state employees' pensions in divorce proceedings. Learn the rules for each state by reading our fact sheet, State Retirement Plans and Divorce.