Advocate Urges Congress to Protect Pension Benefits

June 1, 2010: Retirees in multiemployer pension plans whose former companies failed shouldn't be penalized by pension reform, a pension expert said at a Senate hearing yesterday.

"Orphaned" retirees from companies that went out of business shouldn't have their pension benefits cut if they are "partitioned" from the original plan, said Norman Stein, a University of Alabama professor who testified for the Pension Rights Center.

Click here to read more at The Journal of Commerce.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Webinar & Toolkit: Heat Safety Rights at UPS

UPS Teamsters from across the country joined our webinar on enforcing new heat safety rights at UPS. Watch the webinar below. Then check out our heat safety rights toolkit. It includes resources to inform other members and enforce our heat safety rights this summer.

Resources: Getting Control of Production Standards

Get the information you need to understand production standards at your workplace, follow the methods, and stop unfair discipline.

View More News Posts