Pension laws `inflexible'
- California Retirement Funds Taking Stock of Enron's Effect on Portfolios. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;1/24/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31310, p29
Reports on the review of retirement fund portfolios by California cities and counties to determine the effect of Enron Corp.'s collapse on the funds. Position of the California pension fund in the U.S. in terms of its size; Profits earned by the portfolio; Loss suffered by certain portfolios.
- Unions accept tiered pensions. // People Management;02/05/98, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p10
Reports that trade unions in Great Britain have agreed to plans for a compulsory second-tier stakeholder pension in their recommendations to the pension review.
- Tighter regime for SMSFs. // Money Management;5/19/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p6
The article reports on the changes to the self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) regulatory regime in Australia.
- Relax, it's just an emergency. Serres, Christopher // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/9/94, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p6
Says that although the Canada Pension Plan is running a deficit, government officials assert the CPP's emergency contingency fund is capable of covering unexpected cost increases without hiking contribution rates beyond what is scheduled. CPP funds distributed to current pensioners almost as...
- A nation of malingerers? Serres, Christopher // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/27/95, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p9
Focuses on the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Possible bankruptcy; Alternatives to the CPP; Negative impact of rising disability benefits.
- Court clarifies timeline for suits. // Business Insurance;12/22/97, Vol. 31 Issue 52, p2
Presents information on a ruling by the United States Supreme Court, on a six year deadline for underfunded multiemployer pension plans, to sue to recover withdraws liability payments from an employee. Details on a case involving a San Francisco, California laundry; What the six year statute...
- East, West face same problems in Europe. Kielmas, Maria // Business Insurance;03/30/98, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p23
States that Eastern Europe face the similar problems to Western Europe with pension provisions in relation to transition economies. Indepth look at the aging population, decreasing salaries, industrial output and rising salaries; Details on pension reform; Comments from leader for Pensions and...
- Employers refashion plans to suit today's workforce. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;04/06/98, Vol. 32 Issue 14, p3
Presents information on the objectives guiding the employers leading the drive to make pension programs more valuable and better appreciated by employees. Information on cutting edge designs for pension plans; Information on BankAmerica cash balance plan.
- Montana showcases problem in work comp records privacy. Fletcher, Meg // Business Insurance;05/11/98, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p2
States that workers compensation claimants' medical records illustrate the complexity of the problem and possible solutions for employers and policy makers nationwide, after a continuing controversy in Montana over broad disclosure. Indepth look at the Montana controversy; Identification of the...
- Pension problem. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Feb1993, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p6
Comments that, according to the General Accounting Office (GAO), the next savings and loan-type scandal that could hit taxpayers might be the federal program that insures corporate pensions. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC); Comment from James B. Lockhart III of the PBGC; Details.