It Appears That the Joint Select Committee Will Continue After November 30
November 30, 2018
Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans Co-Chairmen Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced yesterday that although they made "significant progress" and a "bipartisan solution is attainable," more time will be required to produce legislation that will save more than 100 multiemployer pension funds nationwide from future insolvency. In a joint statement, the two Senators promised that "the committee will continue its work."
Joint Select Committee Concludes on November 30
November 28, 2018
The Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans' (JSC) deadline to produce a bipartisan legislative approach for solving the nationwide multiemployer pension crisis is this Friday, November 30. All participants are encouraged to make your voices heard in Congress once again before the deadline.
AFM-EPF Webinar Provides Update on Congressional Engagement
October 13, 2018
Union Trustee Co-Chair Ray Hair and Employer Trustee Co-Chair Chris Brockmeyer hosted a webinar on Tuesday, October 9 to answer questions from participants and provide an update on the Congressional Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans.
Join an AFM-EPF Webinar on October 9
October 3, 2018
On Tuesday, October 9 at 5:30 p.m. EDT (4:30 p.m. CDT, 3:30 p.m. MDT, 2:30 p.m. PDT), the AFM-EPF will hold a one-hour webinar for Fund participants. This webinar will provide an update on our engagement with Congress to produce legislation that protects our Pension Fund and your retirement security.
Deadline Approaching: Send Comments to Joint Select Committee by September 30
September 28, 2018
In April, we informed you that the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans had invited participants, businesses and other stakeholders to submit public comment to the Committee by Sunday, September 30. That deadline is now upon us.