Protecting public pension investments

2015-03-05T21:51:00-08:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Pension Funding|Tags: , |

By David H. Webber David H. Webber is a professor at the Boston University School of Law. Public pension funds should invest the retirement savings of government workers to secure their financial future, not undermine it. Yet across the country, these funds are financing companies that privatize their own workers’ jobs. And because many of these investments are funneled through ­private-equity companies, the problem is still largely hidden from public view. Pension trustees who are rightly concerned about these [...]