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

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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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IRS Moves to Ease Pension Pain

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AARP Bulletin story exposed drastic payment reductions

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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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Pension Plan Clawbacks Becoming More Common In U.S.

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In recent months, many seniors have been surprised to find that they have been the subject of a pension plan clawback, an action that is occurring more frequently across the United States.

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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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Teamsters Mount Grassroots Campaign to Block Pension Cuts

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Teamsters are up in arms over looming pension cuts that could slash the incomes of both current and future retirees—anyone under 80.

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