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Our family is counting on a pension from a multi-employer plan, which we have worked hard to earn. We need your help to make sure that already earned benefits cannot be cut, by a dangerous provision that was included in HR 2830 at the last minute: the so-called “Red Zone Amendment.”
We urge you to support a pension bill but to oppose any provision that amends ERISA to allow already-accrued benefits to be cut.
We are worried about our future and our retirement. Working families need legislation that will protect our retirement security—not undermine it.
Please support a pension bill without the language that would destroy the long-standing anti-cutback protections of ERISA.
Senator Mike Enzi, Chairman, Senate HELP Committee (R-WY)
(For email, click "Contact Me" and then "Email" Links.)
Phone: (202) 224-3424
Fax: (202) 228-0359
Senator Edward Kennedy, Ranking Democrat, Senate HELP Committee (D-MA)
(For email, click "Services" then "Contact" link)
Phone: (202) 224-4543
Fax: (202) 224-2417
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