(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Pension crisis worries mid-state retirees

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By Nikki Junewicz

It’s a looming crisis set to impact one million American workers, including thousands in middle Tennessee: pension cuts.

This weekend local union members came together to talk about what they’re going to do if or when the pension plans they’ve been paying into for decades run out.

“I do feel it’s a betrayal, and it strikes me as particularly un-American to treat hardworking American workers this way,” says Steve Nathan, a studio piano player. “I plan my retirement based on the promise of a pension.”

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