Retired ironworkers could face pension cuts next month

2017-01-05T17:37:33-08:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: Defined Benefit Plans|Tags: , |

Larry Burruel is starting the new year with a grim reality: His monthly pension check could be cut in half at the end of the month. Burruel, 68, is among the hundreds of retired ironworkers who received the tough news a few weeks before the holidays. The cuts proposed by his pension plan, a small Cleveland-based fund with about 2,000 members, were approved by the Treasury Department on Dec. 16. It is the first time the agency has given the green light for a private pension plan to [...]