May 10, 2018:
The Alliance often works with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), an independent government agency, to protect workers’ and retirees’ private sector defined benefit pension plans and ensure that they remain a Read More >
March 14, 2014: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a corporate-funded, “pay-to-play” lobbying group that brings corporations and state legislators together to craft “model” legislation. The “model bills” they craft, r Read More >
October 12, 2018: by Teresa Ghilarducci, Retirement Equity Lab
Teresa Ghilarducci is an economist and retirement expert at the Retirement Equity Lab, an affiliate of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis.
September 2018 Unemploy Read More >
June 28, 2018: On June 27 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of corporations in the case of Janus v. AFSCME.
Conservative donors like the Koch brothers have long strived to bleed unions dry of resources that protect workers’ rights, and Read More >
March 14, 2018: Retiree issues, combined with a strong Get Out the Vote effort by Alliance for Retired Americans members and staff, helped propel first-time candidate Conor Lamb to victory in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th congres Read More >
January 18, 2018:
Opening Remarks: Alliance President Robert Roach
Officials from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) discussed bankruptcy, the Early Warning Program, and mul Read More >
August 24, 2017: Missouri Alliance members and other activists forced the suspension Friday of a new anti-worker state law before it goes into effect, delivering dozens of boxes of signed petitions demanding it be put to a public vote in 2018.
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July 14, 2017: The Chicago Metro Chapter of the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans, including Corresponding Secretary of the chapter Bea Lumpkin, recently launched INTERGEN, a coalition focusing on common issues and priorities. The spark fo Read More >
June 28, 2017: By Michael McAuliff
Kaiser Health News is a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is well aware of the political peril o Read More >
March 06, 2017: Americans for decades have planned to live the American Dream in retirement through the three-legged stool of pensions, savings and Social Security. This dream has been threatened by wage stagnation, low interest rates, and corpor Read More >