Business groups want lawmakers to relax requirements on pensions

Brush, Silla
November 2008
Hill;11/12/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 124, p10
The article reports that businesses and trade associations in the U.S. who are feeling the effects of the financial meltdown are lobbying lawmakers to relax requirements in a 2006 law requiring that companies meet new pension funding levels.


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