(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): AK Steel transfers $280 million in pension liabilities with group annuity purchase

Via Pensions&Investments By Rob Kozlowski AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio, purchased a group annuity contract from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. to transfer about $280 million in pension liabilities, spokeswoman Lisa…

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(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Western Pennsylvania Teamsters fund seeks benefit reductions

Via Pensions & Investments By Hazel Bradford Western Pennsylvania Teamsters and Employers Pension Fund, Pittsburgh, applied for permission to reduce benefits to remain solvent, according to the Treasury Department website listing applications…

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(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Pension crisis worries mid-state retirees

Via Fox17 By Nikki Junewicz It's a looming crisis set to impact one million American workers, including thousands in middle Tennessee: pension cuts. This weekend local union members came together…

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Recap: Call to Justice Awards 2018 Honors Elizabeth Zeldes

By Ron Tatro, Vice President On August 29, 2018, Elder Law of Michigan honored Elizabeth Zeldes, a Kent County Certified Public Accountant, for her efforts in working to support seniors through financial planning and services. The Joe…

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Recap: Call to Justice Awards 2018 Honors Traci Ruiz

By Jay Tomic Bobas, J.D., Managing Hotline Attorney  On August 15, 2018, Elder Law of Michigan honored Retired Lansing Police Department Lieutenant Traci Ruiz with the 2018 Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award for her elder abuse…

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Recap: Call to Justice Awards 2018 Honors Karla Fales

By Ron Tatro, Vice President  On August 29, 2018, Elder Law of Michigan honored Karla Fales, CEO of CareWell Services Southwest, Area Agency on Aging, for her contributions in working to support and protect seniors…

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(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Consumer group urges special congressional committee to develop solution to multiemployer pension crisis

Via Pension Rights Center By Emily Gilbert As a result of a misguided law passed in 2014 to ostensibly “save” pension plans, the Treasury Department announced last week that it has…

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Meet the Team, Staff Spotlight: Ron Tatro

By Jennifer Blanck, MiCAFE Network Coordinator Ron Tatro wears many hats at Elder Law of Michigan. He joined the team over 10 years ago. He is the Vice President of Elder Law of Michigan and…

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