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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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Ohio congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Bernie Sanders offer new legislation to repeal private pension cut provisions

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, are introducing legislation Thursday to repeal pension cut provisions in the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014.

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IRS's W. Thomas Reeder Nominated To Lead PBGC; Pick Widely Lauded

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President Barack Obama nominated W. Thomas Reeder Jr. as director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, and initial reaction the day after was positive from various realms of the employee benefits community.

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Summary of the pension cutback provisions in the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014

Legislation

In December 2014, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the 2015 Omnibus spending bill, which included provisions of the Mult

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As Church Plan Debate Hits Next Level, 3rd Cir. Receives Competing Amicus Briefs

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More than two years into a litigation effort challenging the way large hospitals run their pension plans, all eyes are on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which recently received a flood of amicus briefs arguing both sides of the debate.

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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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Some Union Pension Cuts Likely As New Federal Rules Take Shape

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The likelihood that hundreds of thousands of union members nationwide won’t be receiving the full pension benefits promised to them is becoming clearer as federal regulatory agencies in Washington, D.C., move to implement new pension legislation quietly approved in the final weeks of 2014.

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Red flags for those mapping out their retirement years

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You think your Social Security benefits aren’t vulnerable? Then you should pay attention to what’s happened with pensions.

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PBGC may need a financial safety net of its own

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Forty years after it was created, the future of the federal agency that guarantees employees' and retirees' pension benefits is in doubt.

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