Pension Plans Favor Employee Participation

Massena, Lisa
September 1999
Workforce (10928332);Sep99, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p80
Discusses the benefit of pension plans to employee participation. Less defined-benefit plans; Greater acceptance and use of defined contribution plans; Implication of employee participation in defined-contribution plans; Features of future retirement plan services.


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