Constitutional challenges face a Texas law which prevents state funds from investing in record companies that purvey violent or sexist song lyrics.
Washington is not done yet: A year after the SIMPLE plan passed, congressional lawmakers are looking at a trio of innovative pension plans that seek to bridge the coverage gap.
The balanced budget bill contained a cornucopia of new pension provisions
The New Jersey governor pushed through a record $2.75 billion issue, only to face a lawsuit and a new issue for her next reelection campaign.
Former baseball star Denny McLain and a partner stole $2.5 million from a small pension plan. Now, the fund is suing the banks that held the assets.
The Ninth Circuit confirms its decision that Microsoft wrongly denied benefits to a group of workers it claimed were "independent contractors."
Retired US representative, 73
Senior vice president of finance & administration, Pacific Maritime Association
Settlement of the highest-profile US labor-management conflict in years brings into focus some critical questions about the future of multiemployer pension plans, and about all pension plans as the bargaining tradeoffs between employees and management cut closer to the bone. Happily, it shows that the worst does not always have to happen.
Letters, Plan Sponsor September 1997
Major funding cuts have created a financial crisis for the Pension Rights Center. But director Karen Ferguson vows to persevere.
A wave of ownership changes is hitting money management firms, knocking over many long-standing relationships. Plan sponsors are scrutinizing these deals more intensely than ever.
REITs are changing real estate investment by making this volatile asset class look and act more like equities. But can they overcome pension investors' fears of another market crash?
International real estate is now more than just a gleam in pension sponsors' eyes. A few sophisticated funds are already making large commitments.
Plans pursue private equity deals that give them more control, more favorable terms
Why the soaring US market has not dampened pension funds' ardor for international stocks
Mayor and public employee unions square off over plan to free up future pension contributions
An RFP that accepts responses over email scores a hit with money managers
Courts split over how much information plan administrators must disclose to participants
Some plans design customized balanced options to keep their 401(k) asset allocations on track
Why Union Carbide keeps 401(k) administration, recordkeeping in-house instead of outsourcing
New drug cocktails are expensive, but could reduce disability, return AIDS patients to work
What your participants should know about their pension plan