Hearing Witnesses Lay Out How Multiemployer Pensions Got Where They Are

2018-04-26T09:50:51-07:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Multiemployer Plans|Tags: , |

Witnesses for the newly formed Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans spelled out for legislators the history of multiemployer pensions and how they got into the crisis they are in today. In his testimony, Thomas A. Barthold, chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, offered a very detailed history of the multiemployer pension plan system both before and after enactment of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). He identified four issues contributing to [...]