AFL-CIO Gets In On DB Fight

March 2005
Investment Management Weekly;3/7/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the efforts of California State Treasurer Phil Angelides to ask the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations to mobilize against California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to replace the state's public defined benefit retirement plans with defined contribution plans.


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