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Companies hammered by coronavirus pandemic look to drop 401(k) matches

A growing number of companies are reducing, or eliminating, the contributions they make to their employees’ 401(k) plans, trying to cut costs as the coronavirus pandemic wallops their profits and revenues. 

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Companies slammed by coronavirus look to cut contributions to their employees' 401(k)s

More corporations are looking to temporarily halt 401(k) contributions, trying to cut costs as the coronavirus crisis hits their revenue and profits, labor attorneys said.

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Construction Company Workers Get Support in Stock Plan Appeal

The Pension Rights Center waded into a dispute involving Choate Construction Co.'s employee stock ownership plan, urging the Fourth Circuit to revive the employees’ lawsuit and recognize the “special risks” these plans pose for workers.

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Pension Rights Center Concerns about Proposed DOL Electronic Disclosure Rule

This Is No Time to Deny Workers and Retirees Vital Information about their Retirement Plans

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PRC is here for you

All of us are dealing with how to stay safe as the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19, quickly spreads across America, and much of the globe. But while we all are hunkering down, trying to adjust to this new strange and scary reality, we want you to know that the Pension Rights Center is still here for you. More...

Coronavirus May Disproportionately Hurt the Poor—And That's Bad for Everyone

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States—infecting at least 1,000 people in more than 35 states, as of Wednesday afternoon, experts are recommending that people avoid large crowds, stockpile shelf-stable foods in case they end up quarantined, and stay home from work and contact a doctor if they are ill. More...

Court ruling on Intel’s DC plan sparks trepidation

The recent Supreme Court decision on Intel Corp. giving defined contribution plan participants more time to file ERISA claims unless they have "actual knowledge" of the plan sponsor's investment decisions and actions is prompting questions about litigation risk, options for sponsors to protect against it, and even whether alternative investments should be an option.

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35 Retirement Planning Mistakes That Waste Your Money

Retirement planning is no easy task. Not only do factors like salary, debt and expenses all affect your ability to save, but there’s also no one-size-fits-all solution to realizing the vision of your golden years.

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PRC is here for you

All of us are dealing with how to stay safe as the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19, quickly spreads across America, and much of the globe. But while we all are hunkering down, trying to adjust to this new strange and scary reality, we want you to know that the Pension Rights Center is still here for you.

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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 is the federal law that regulates most private retirement plans.  The government agencies responsible for enforcing ERISA are the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.