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PBGC Partition Rules Give Clear Guidance, Will Help Preserve Plans, Commenters Say

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Regulations issued by the Department of Treasury and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation will help troubled multiemployer plans from sliding into insolvency, but not without forcing participants and beneficiaries to make hard choices, pension professionals told Bloomberg BNA in recent interviews.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Marcy Kaptur Act to Stop Devastating Cuts to Retirees' Pensions

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WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center strongly praised Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) for introducing legislation today that would repeal the pension cutback provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPR

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Why the Keep Our Pension Promises Act Must Be Passed

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Updated: September 9, 2015

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A small victory in the war over pensions

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Religious exemptions to pension guarantees have led to theft, but workers at one New Jersey hospital fought back

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PBGC Director Gotbaum to Step Down In August; Groups Praise His Efforts

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Director Joshua Gotbaum plans to step down from the post he has held the past four years.

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Karen Friedman appears on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Show [VIDEO]

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PRC Executive Vice President and Policy Director Karen Friedman was a panelist on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss pensions and the retirement income crisis.

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Protecting Detroit's Pensioners Protects American Values

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In one remarkable week in January, we saw the introduction of three proposals to expand retirement savings for the half of the workforce not covered by employer-sponsored plans: President Obama's myRA, Senator Tom Harkin's USA Retirement Funds Act, and Senator Bill Nelson and Senator Susan Collins' Retirement Security Act.

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Snyder does right thing by helping pensioners

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A letter to the editor from PRC Executive Vice President and Policy Director Karen Friedman (scroll down to see the letter)

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How to Monitor Your Pension's Health

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You paid into a pension system. It will pay out for you ... right? Maybe. As illustrated by Detroit's municipal bankruptcy and the threatened implosion of its pension plans, not to mention routine corporate bankruptcies, pensions can't be taken for granted.

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