Multiemployer Pension Reform Act

On Wednesday, March 17th, AFM-EPF Trustees agreed to withdraw the pending Multiemployer Pension Reform Act (MPRA) application. With the passage of the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the need for proposed AFM-EPF benefit reductions in the forthcoming years has been eliminated. The American Rescue Plan …

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U.S. Senate Passes Multiemployer Pension Relief as Part of COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Legislation Will Return to House for Final Vote on Tuesday Today, the U.S. Senate passed the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 as part of the COVID-19 relief package—the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Because the Senate made some changes to the House of Representatives’ version of the COVID-19 relief package, …

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American Rescue Plan

We need to make sure the Senate finishes the job! The House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan with the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021. This wouldn’t have been possible without the voices of thousands of members like you who sent emails and made calls to your representatives. The Senate …

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A Message From Ray Hair

Last month, we recognized that we now have the best opportunity in years to win much needed relief for our AFM pension plan by passing the Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021. This bill outlines solutions to solve overriding shortcomings in our nation’s multiemployer pension crisis and put our AFM-EPF pension plan back on …

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ACT NOW: Tell Congress and The White House to Pass Pension Relief Legislation!

New legislation is now moving through Congress that would provide relief to struggling multiemployer pension plans, including the AFM-EPF. The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 would provide us and these other plans with the funding needed to pay earned benefits for the next 30 years. By providing urgently needed funding, the …

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