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[Guidance Overview] MPRA Benefit Suspension Applications: Notes from Meeting of Actuaries and Treasury, PBGC and DOL (PDF)
Western States Office & Professional Employees Pension Fund Seeks Cuts
[Official Guidance] Text of Treasury Department Notice of Multiemployer Pension Plan Application, Opening of Comment Period (PDF)
Text of Application for Benefit Suspensions: Western States Office and Professional Employees Pension Fund
Treasury Official Leaves Post Overseeing Multiemployer Pension Rescues
Proposed Pension Accountability Act Would Protect Retirees in Troubled Multiemployer Pension Plans
PBGC Provides Financial Assistance to Road Carriers Local 707 Pension Fund
[Opinion] America's Crumbling Pension Future?
When Multiemployer Pensions Fail: Teamsters Local 707
American Academy of Actuaries Response to PBGC Request for Information on Alternative Two-Pool Withdrawal Liability Methods (PDF)
[Opinion] U.S. Chamber of Commerce Comment Letter to PBGC on Alternative Methods for Computing Withdrawal Liability
Multiemployer Retirement Plan Landscape: A Ten-Year Look (2005-2014)
Multiemployer Pension Plans: Section 1405 Limitation on Withdrawal Liability
PBGC Fails in Attempt to Hold Asset Buyer Liable for Seller's Underfunded Single Employer Pension Plan Termination Liabilities
Iron Workers Local 17 Pension Fund Participants Vote to Cut Benefits
[Official Guidance] Text of Treasury Letter Authorizing Suspension of Benefits by Iron Workers Local 17 Pension Fund (PDF)
[Opinion] Iron Workers Local 17 Becomes First Plan to Cut Retiree Pensions
January 20, 2017 May Be an Historic Day for Pension Plans
[Guidance Overview] 2017 Key Administrative Dates and Deadlines for Calendar-Year Multiemployer Defined Benefit Plans (PDF)
Stability in Percentage of Multiemployer Plans in the Green Zone (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Missing Participants: Gone But Not Forgotten
Iron Worker Retirees Face Stacked Deck in Vote to Cut Pensions
Questionable Pension Asset Management Practices
[Official Guidance] Text of PBGC Requests for Information: Requests for Approving Certain Alternative Methods for Computing Withdrawal Liability; Settlement of Withdrawal and Mass Withdrawal Liability
Proposed Multiemployer Composite Plans: Background and Analysis (PDF)
New York Teamsters May Have Their Pensions Cut, So What Went Wrong?
[Opinion] Setting the Stage for 2017: Failing Multiemployer Pension Plans
[Official Guidance] Text of Treasury Department FAQs on Participant Voting Procedures for Iron Workers Local 17 Application to Reduce Benefits (PDF)
Seventh Circuit Finds Requirement to Contribute to Fringe Benefits Funds Can Extend Past Decertification
[Guidance Overview] Multiemployer Pension Benefits: Take a Hit Now or a Bigger Hit Later
Decertification Does Not End Employer Contribution Obligations to Multiemployer Funds
Despite Union's Decertification, Employer Must Contribute to Welfare Funds Until CBA Expires
Pension Plan Owes Rescue Petition Success to Past Rejection
PBGC Updates Early Warning Program Information
[Opinion] Treasury Department Approves Devastating Pension Cuts for Cleveland Iron Workers' Retirees
First Approval of MPRA Benefit Reduction Application Issued by Treasury Department, for Iron Workers Local 17
Treasury Department Letter Approving MPRA Benefit Reductions Proposed by Iron Workers Local 17 Pension Fund (PDF)
Two MPRA Suspension Applications Bite the Dust (PDF)
Canaries in the Coal Mine on Pension Bailouts
More Ways to be Tagged with Withdrawal Liability
CBO Cost Estimate for S. 3470, the Miners Protection Act of 2016
Taking the Taft-Hartley Defined Contribution Plan to the Next Level (PDF)
Pension Rescue Rejection Letters May Be Road Map for Other Plans
DOL Investigating Timely Payment of Pensions to Terminated Vested Participants Nationwide (PDF)
[Opinion] Composite Bill: Another Threat to Multiemployer Pension Plans
[Official Guidance] Text of Extension of Comment Period on Application by New York State Teamsters Multiemployer Plan for Reduction in Benefits
2017 Planning for ERISA Multiemployer DB Plan Operations (PDF)
The Financial Condition of the PBGC Multiemployer Program
Treasury Announces Conference Call with Participants in the Ironworkers Local 17 Pension Plan
[Opinion] Too Underfunded for MPRA?
[Opinion] Modernizing Multiemployer Pensions
Multiemployer Pension Funded Status Has Been Steady So Far in 2016 (PDF)
Treasury Denies Teamsters Local 469 Application to Reduce Pension Benefits
Text of Treasury Department Denial of Application for Suspension of Benefits by Teamsters Local 469 Pension Fund (PDF)
CRS Report: Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Plans -- A Primer and Analysis of Policy Options (PDF)
[Opinion] Speech by Karen Friedman at the American Academy of Actuaries' Annual Meeting and Public Policy Forum
Text of Treasury Department Denial of Application for Suspension of Benefits by Ironworkers Local 16 Pension Fund (PDF)
Teamsters Group Funds Forensic Investigation of $1.6 Billion New York State Teamsters Pension
Central States Not Entitled to Reimbursement From Insurers
Application for Benefits Suspension: Automotive Industries Pension Plan

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