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A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

by Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of the Mid-America Pension Rights Project The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues.  There are no age or income restrictions and there is never a charge for the services.  The MAPRP works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem.  Just ask Mr. M. Mr. M worked in a Zinc mine for nine years.  … Continue reading A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

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

via The Washington Free Beacon by Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon April 22, 2017 Five union pension plans are heading toward bankruptcy in the next 20 years if the federal government does not approve benefit cuts to retirees. In March, four unions filed applications with the U.S. Treasury Department requesting relief under a program established by the Obama administration that allows multi-employer pension plans to … Continue reading 20,000 Union Members, Retirees at Risk of Losing Pension Benefits

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A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

by Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of the Mid-America Pension Rights Project The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions. And there is never a charge for the services. MAPRP works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problem. Just ask Mr. J. Mr. J worked for an exhaust company in the state where he … Continue reading A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

Bricklayers’ Pension Plan Latest to Seek Benefit Cuts

via bna.com, by Kristen Ricaurte Knebel, Bloomberg BNA, July 22, 2016, An Ohio-based multiemployer bricklayers’ pension fund has become the latest fund to seek Treasury Department approval to reduce benefits. The Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen Local No. 7 Pension Plan, based in Austintown, filed an application on June 28 for benefit cuts under the 2014 law that opened the door to such moves, the Multiemployer … Continue reading Bricklayers’ Pension Plan Latest to Seek Benefit Cuts

GAO to Investigate Central States’ Investments

via pionline.com, by Hazel Bradford, Pensions&Investments, June 29, 2016, The Government Accountability Office will investigate the investment decisions made by the $17.8 billion Teamsters Central States, Southeast & Southwest Areas Pension Fund, Rosemont, Ill., an agency official confirmed Wednesday. The investigation was requested June 21 by 10 senators and 41 congressmen, who asked GAO officials to consider several issues, including how the pension fund’s fiduciaries … Continue reading GAO to Investigate Central States’ Investments

Methodist LeBonheur Pension Draws Lawsuit

via commercialappeal.com, by Kevin McKenzie, The Commercial Appeal, July 13, 2016 Mary L. Brace has had no problem collecting her monthly $670 pension checks from Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare since she retired as a registered nurse in 2009. Still, a newspaper advertisement and an attorney from a Pennsylvania law firm have led Brace to be the lead name on a federal lawsuit claiming the Memphis … Continue reading Methodist LeBonheur Pension Draws Lawsuit

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A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems

by Sandra Wisnewski, J.D., Director of the Mid-America Pension Rights Project The Mid-America Pension Rights Project (MAPRP) assists clients with pension and 401(k) issues. There are no age or income restrictions and there is never a charge for our services. MAPRP works to find answers and solutions to your pension-related problems. Just ask Ms. R. Ms. R had been physically separated from her husband for many years, but they … Continue reading A Working Class Program that Works to Solve Your Pension Problems