Tell the Joint Select Committee to Protect Your Pension Benefits
April 19, 2018
The Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions held its first hearing yesterday. The Committee has also released the opening statements made by its Co-Chairs, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT).
Taking Action on Behalf of our Participants
April 6, 2018
At a recent event, Musicians for Pension Security (MPS) presented a plan of action it claims will address the financial challenges facing the American Federation of Musicians and Employers' Pension Fund (AFM-EPF). Unfortunately, the plan described is one of delay based on a distortion of the facts and inspired by a political agenda to blame and divide. The Trustees felt the need to respond.
Setting the Record Straight on Benefit Reductions and the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act
March 1, 2018
For the past several months, a group calling themselves "Musicians for Pension Security" (MPS) has spread a mixture of misleading and outright false information about your Pension Fund - the American Federation of Musicians and Employers' Pension Fund (AFM-EPF). Between Friday, February 23 and Monday, February 26, this group made several erroneous claims about potential benefit reductions that have caused understandable confusion and alarm among some participants.
Congress Establishes Joint Select Committee on Multiemployer Pension Plans
February 18, 2018
On Friday, February 9, Congress passed and the President signed a budget deal to avoid a government shutdown. How does this deal affect the AFM-EPF and the many other multiemployer pension funds across the nation that face severe financial challenges and the prospect of future insolvency?
Reminder: Webinar on Monday, January 29
January 24, 2018
On Monday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. EST (4:30 p.m. CST, 3:30 p.m. MST, 2:30 p.m. PST), the AFM-EPF will hold a one-hour webinar Q&A for Fund participants.