Category: Retirement Security
Indiana Union Members Protect Retirement Security, Win Fight Against Corporate Welfare
Legislators voted unanimously against pension outsourcing that would pack corporate coffers with unnecessary fees
It’s About Security: Little Rock Bucks National Trend on Pensions
Through their union, city workers are switching to a more stable pension plan.
Income Inequality Constrains Economic Recovery, Economists Conclude
Union membership can help close the income gap, a critical step to a stable economy.
Pension Theft Averted in San Jose Court Ruling
Thanks to a recent court ruling, more than 1,000 AFSCME members in San Jose, Calif., can rest assured their pensions aren’t going anywhere. Will other cities take the hint?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren to AFSCME Members: It’s Time to Go on Offense
One of our champions, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, dropped by AFSCME last week. Read what she had to say to our members.
We Are AFSCME: This Retiree Stands Up for Retirement Security
Mary Marbles is one of the many activists who make AFSCME a powerful voice for retirees across the country.
Memphis City Council Passes Historic Retirement Reform Allowing 1968 Strikers to Retire With Dignity
Workers finally have the promise of a more secure retirement after decades of service.
Detroit’s Workers, Retirees Lose in Bankruptcy Court Ruling
Tuesday’s ruling that Detroit can be pushed into bankruptcy by Gov. Rick Snyder deals a devastating blow to the retirement security of that city’s public service workers.
Pension Theft: Illinois Senate and House pass bill slashing retirement benefits
Unions vow to challenge constitutionality of the legislation in court.
Rhode Island AFSCME Members Demand Investigation into State Treasurer Gina Raimondo’s Pension Practices
A new report released by Council 94 raises troubling questions about investment decisions.