Press Release Archive — 2014

Council applauds enactment of pension provisions as part of government funding legislation
December 14, 2014

PBGC annual report underscores improving single-employer pension system
November 17, 2014

District court's denial of EEOC request to block wellness program a victory for employers, employees
November 3, 2014

American Benefits Council sets course for Year 2020 with strategic plan for health, retirement policy
September 23, 2014

American Benefits Council to unveil long-term strategic plan at Press Club media briefing, Will set forth vision for health, retirement benefits policy in year 2020
September 18, 2014

Council welcomes congressional examination of defined benefit pension plan issues
September 17, 2014

Employers strengthen retirement security by improving access, adding value
September 16, 2014

Council applauds passage of ERISA 'shutdown benefits' bill
July 23, 2014

Conflicting appeals court decisions on health premium subsidies create additional uncertainty for all stakeholders
July 22, 2014

Council commends Gotbaum for outreach to plan sponsors
July 11, 2014

Council welcomes PBGC moratorium on 'shutdown' enforcement action
July 8, 2014

New PBGC projections confirm health of single-employer pension guarantee program
June 30, 2014

PBGC premium increases would have adverse effects for employers, employees, pension plans
June 23, 2014

Council urges DOL panel: preserve flexibility for companies to outsource benefit plan services
June 18, 2014

Council promotes communications director, hires new communications assistant, plans enhanced outreach to members, lawmakers, general public
June 16, 2014

Statistics show: 401(k) plans a powerful resource for retirement savers
April 11, 2014

Capitol Hill veteran Spangler joins Council as new head of health policy; global expert Hinz to advise Council, Institute affiliate
April 9, 2014

National Benefits Symposium to feature Governor Michael Leavitt, author Jeffrey Colvin, crisis expert Judy Smith, representatives from major national employers
March 21, 2014

Council elects new officers and executive board, reports record membership growth
March 10, 2014

Tax policy must support employer-sponsorship of health and retirement benefits
February 27, 2014

Retirement tax policy must support employer plan sponsorship
February 26, 2014

Council commends Obama Administration's deliberate approach to PPACA implementation, attentiveness to employer concerns
February 11, 2014

Council available to comment on State of the Union address
January 28, 2014