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President Expected to Sign Spending Bill Addressing Multiemployer Plans, 4062(e)

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President Barack Obama was expected to sign into law a $1.1 trillion U.S. government spending bill that includes elements designed to boost the nation's troubled multiemployer pension plan system and provisions addressing several other employee-benefits-related areas.

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Multiemployer Retiree Cutback Calculator

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New Rule Signals Kiss of Death for Pensions

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A little known rule change that allows companies to contribute fewer dollars to pension funds is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.

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Benefit Groups Tailor Policy Agendas To Congressional Lame-Duck Session

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Retirement benefits are front and center on the policy agendas of employee benefit groups as Congress and President Obama negotiate a deal to solve the nation’s fiscal crisis during the final weeks of 2012. [PDF]

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New law gives US companies a break on pensions

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A new law will let companies contribute billions of dollars less to their workers' pension funds, raising concerns about weakening the plans that millions of Americans count on for retirement.

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Pension legislation winner: Uncle Sam

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As executives at corporate defined benefit plans figure out whether they gained more than they lost in pension legislation approved by Congress June 29, one clear winner emerges: Uncle Sam.

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Highway bill includes good news and bad news -- for pensions?

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Today, Congress passed H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, which, among other things, re-authorized funding for the nation's highways and extended the current low interest rate on student loans. Why is the Pension Rights Center following this bill?

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Looking for Cash, Congress Finds Some in a Corporate Pension Rule Tweak

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Lawmakers looking for money to finance low-cost student loans and fix aging highways have found about $20 billion in an unlikely place: company pension funds.

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Safeguard Your Pension Benefits in Retirement

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The Pension Counseling and Information Projects are mentioned in this Morningstar column, which offers advice on protecting your pension benefits.

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Pension funding changes could offer some relief

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Help welcome, but some seeing risky possibilities

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