Companies are responding to workers’ need to grieve by changing policies, giving time off specifically for bereavement, or in some cases bringing in counselors to help. The recent shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., in which five people died brought into sharp focus grief in the workplace.
Eleven multiemployer pension plans find themselves in limbo as they wait for the U.S. Department of Treasury to approve or deny their requests for benefit cuts.
Marijuana growers and cannabis-affiliated companies can’t seem to spark the interest of established investment firms, even as revenue from sales continues to soar in the U.S.
Why weren’t more retirees invited to speak at a congressional hearing about how the looming insolvency of union pensions is affecting stakeholders? That’s the question by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) that raised eyebrows during a July 25 hearing by the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans.
Michigan lawmakers and hundreds of businesses, workers, and retirees urged Congress to fix the multiemployer pension funding crisis during a July 20 union meeting in Detroit.
Congress needs to pass a major legislative package if it wants to stave off a coming retirement savings crisis, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) said July 19.
Four pieces of bipartisan retirement legislation were introduced this week indicating that Congress is turning its attention to retirement security—or at least pairing it with the next round of tax reform.