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Day of action

Join the Pension Rights Center and retirees around the country as we protest retiree pension cut made possible by the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act. Learn more.

Using Twitter to Contact Policymakers

Learn how to use Twitter to connect with members of Congress and other key policymakers on important retiree issues. Read the guide.
Are you facing retiree pension cuts?

Facing retiree pension cuts?

Has your pension plan applied to cut retiree pensions?  Here's what you can do.

Retirement plans and divorce: What you need to know

Getting divorced? Never heard of a QDRO?  Read the fact sheet to learn more.

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Pensioners Fight Back Against Cuts

The Pension Rights Center's Karen Friedman discusses a new pension law that could negatively impact millions of retirees.

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Hold On To Those Tax Forms! Keeping Your Tax Records Can Help You Protect Your Retirement Benefits

If you’re like most Americans, you just filed your taxes. This means you probably gathered important tax documents to help. But now that you’re done, what are you going to do with those documents? More...

How to Track Down a Lost 401(k) or Traditional Pension

Hundreds of millions of dollars in 401(k) retirement account and traditional pension plan assets are going unclaimed. These days it’s not uncommon for workers to change employers 10 times or more over the course of a career—and all that job hopping can make it tough to keep tabs on employer-sponsored retirement plans.

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20,000 Union Members, Retirees at Risk of Losing Pension Benefits

"The guy who worked harder got hit the hardest," Wargo said. "If you could prove that it [the cuts] would keep the plan solvent for 100 some odd years I'd take it, but it's baloney. There are other ways this could have been mended instead of singling out a group of people."

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Flurry of Pension Rescue Filings May Indicate Renewed Confidence

Four more financially beleaguered multiemployer pension plans are testing the rescue application waters, seeking Treasury Department permission to cut benefits.

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Don’t lose your retirement plan when you move!

Don’t lose your retirement plan when you move!

A few weeks ago, the Pension Rights center moved to a new office. We’ve had to update our mailing address with the post office, vendors, people on our email list and just about anyone you can think of.

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Teamsters get a reprieve from pension cuts

Thousands of upstate retired Teamsters have dodged a potential pension cut, at least for now, thanks to a recent decision by the federal government.

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We've moved!

We've moved!

The Pension Rights Center has moved! Please update your records with our new mailing address! More...

In absence of help from archdiocese, N.J. pensioners put faith in U.S. Supreme Court

While adversaries argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week, 79 people who once worked at St. James Hospital in Newark watched the clock. Tick-tock. Tick-tock.

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Senate overturns rules to help cities offer retirement plans to workers

In a 50-49 vote, the Senate quashed Labor Department rules from the Obama administration that would have made it easier for cities to provide government-run retirement plans to private sector workers.

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