Category: Retirement Security
Union Families, Not Just Members, Are Better Off
Workers with union contracts are far more likely to receive benefits their families can use.
California Pensions Boost State Economic Growth
A new study concludes that CalPERS creates more than $30 billion in economic growth each year.
New Data Show Real Truth About Public Pensions
A new Quarterly Survey shows many public pensions are in a healthy position and others are on the mend.
Detroit Retirees Rally against Cuts to Pension Benefits
The city’s proposal would cut pension checks by up to 34 percent.
Defending Our Retirement Security
I’m not looking for anyone’s pity. Nor am I saying I deserve a secure retirement more than anyone else. I’m just looking to set the record straight.
AFSCME Retiree Makes Big Impact through PEOPLE
Retiree Dennis Patrick sends $500 check to AFSCME’s political action program.
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?