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Crash Landing for Central States – What now for Multi-employer Pension Funds?

In the aftermath of the rejection of the Central States Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Plan (“Central States”) application to reduce core benefits by Treasury Special Master Kenneth Feinberg, it is critical that contributing employers to multi-employer pension funds recognize the harsh reality that help to those funds will not be forthcoming from the government in … Continue Reading

“High Noon” for the Central States Pension Fund?

For the past several months, we have been reporting on the application filed by the Central States Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund  (“Central States”) to the Department of Treasury to reduce “core” benefits to participants.    This extraordinary remedy is permitted by the  Kline-Miller Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (“Kline-Miller Act”). Public hearings conducted … Continue Reading
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