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Barbara W.

I worked for Western Union from 1969 -1983. I found out in 2015 that I had a vested pension benefit from the WU Pension Plan (“the Plan”). I still haven’t received a penny from them and I will be 67 on July 18. I have been going back and forward with them with with no relief. They had no record of me being employed with them, so I had to pay the Social Security Administration $136.00, which they never reimbursed me as stated in their letter. To make a long story short, as of to date, I have received nothing from them except a copy of a letter the sent to the IRS with the subject “An application will be made to the Internal Revenue Service for an advance determination of the qualification of my pension benefit plan”. I can’t understand why a company can be so petty, but this is my story. I have emailed them back to back with no results and I earnestly don’t know where to go or who to call. I guess they are waiting for me to die, so they can keep the change in their pocket.

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