Social Security. Defined benefit pensions. Increasingly, secure and dignified retirement is the difference between union and non-union employment.
The proposed benefit cuts of 29 percent are supposed to save a pension plan that would otherwise run out of money in 2035.
The proposed pension cuts to 300,000 retirees are unfair and confusing — and not deep enough to prevent insolvency.
Severely distressed union pension plans may soon start cutting benefits for existing retirees.
A contract is a contract, the court says in a unanimous decision.
Pensioners could share the pain under a new law that lets trustees cut benefits to make plans solvent
Told no bailout would be coming, trustees asked for the right to trim benefits to save the fund
Attendees call for expanding Social Security and establishing single payer health care
Wall Street losses are putting pension plans — and union construction firms — at risk
10 million workers are covered by multiemployer pensions, but at least half are in serious trouble
IBEW Local 48 business manager Clif Davis will chair a pension fund with assets of over $600 million.