News From: pension

by Brian Young | on Sep 26, 2018

NYS Comptroller Candidate: My Favorite Case is Janus

With an election coming up in just a few weeks, everyone from state assembly members to the Governor are running for election. In New York, getting the union vote is an important endorsement. Not...

by Ron Bauer | on Aug 24, 2018

Protecting Public Pensions Protects All Working Families

Sometimes it feels like working men and women are always under attack – from anti-union employers, from Washington, from Albany. Now, amid a concerted attack by climate change activists, Gov...

by Guest Post | on Jan 16, 2018

Trump Proposes Ending Federal Pensions

Trump Administration officials have suggested ways to save the government money in the next budget. And, no surprise, some of the savings are expected to come at the expense of working people....

by Brian Young | on Jul 21, 2017

The Public Pension is Strong

As a public sector worker, you made a contract with the government that when you retire you will have a pension.  Many people take lower salaries just to ensure that they will be able to retire...

by Press and Media | on Feb 21, 2017

Public Pensions Remain Strong

While experts point to ERISA and the Pension Protection Act of 2006 as contributing to the demise of private-sector pension plans, public plans are not expected to follow their corporate brethren...

by Labor 411 | on Jan 12, 2017

Is your Pension at risk with Trump?

This blog originally appeared on Labor 411.President-elect Donald Trump has good reason to see the value of a union workplace. 168,000 good reasons.Mic.com reports:"Donald Trump ran for...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2016

We need to kill this

With the end of session in Albany just hours away, once again legislators are taking part in the annual process known as “The Big Ugly”.  This is a time where bills are horse traded...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 07, 2016

Why Macy's can suck it

In the middle of Manhattan, a labor dispute is brewing at one of the most iconic retailers in the Big Apple.  The dispute between Macy’s and their union workforce, represented by the...

by Press and Media | on Apr 05, 2016

How wall street robbed the Teamsters pension fund

This article first appeared in Marketwatch.Real estate investments in Las Vegas casinos and hotels once threatened the integrity of a Teamsters pension fund that the federal government wrested away...

by Brian Young | on Feb 18, 2016

Western Enron Electric

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) are fighting back against a corporate attempt to raid retirees pension funds. ...

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