Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Location: AFL-CIO Headquarters, Washington, D.C. and virtual

This event will bring together government officials, labor movement leaders, policy experts, Social Security and pension advocates, academics, attorneys, economists and young workers who work on retirement security and social insurance issues. We will present options for individuals and the government to take action that ensures retirement security for all.

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  • Social Security Ins and Outs presentation by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director, Alliance for Retired Americans
  • Butch Lewis Act legislation
  • State of Retirement Security
  • Challenges Facing People with Traditional Pensions
  • Legislative Prospects for Social Security Expansion

Key Speakers

Liz Shuler 
AFL-CIO President

Fred Redmond
AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer and Alliance Executive Vice President

Rep. John Larson (CT)
House Committee on Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Ranking Member

Retiree organizations including the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), the National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP) and the Pension Rights Center

Labor organizations including AFT, AFGE, AFSCME, and IAMAW