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Ohio Congressional Members Urge U.S. to Provide GM Retirees Medical Benefits

USW, CWA, IUOE unions seek equity for former GM and Delphi workers in restructuring WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A letter transmitted by 13 Ohio congressional members and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) to U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy F. Geithner was made public today, ...

Medicare, Social Security Owe Up to $52 Trillion to Current Retirees and Workers

Debts Up To Three and Half Times Greater Than Entire U.S. Economy DALLAS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the federal government stopped the Medicare and Social Security programs tomorrow -- collecting no more payroll taxes and allowing no more accrual of benefits -- it would still o...

Caterpillar Logistics Services Retirees Win a Preliminary Injunction Providing Them Premium-Free Retiree Healthcare

United States District Court Judge Aleta A. Trauger, sitting in Nashville, Tennessee, granted a motion for a preliminary injunction brought by Caterpillar retirees to provide them with retiree healthcare they were promised by the company. Caterpillar was ordered to provide Caterpillar Logistics S...

Meetings Set in Southeast PA to Help State Retirees Choose Best Plan to Continue Health Care Benefits

Some Southeast Hospitals Refusing Plan Despite No Change in Payments HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Administration today said it will conduct fifteen additional informational sessions at five locations to help more than 5,000 retired state employees in ...

Striking Oak Harbor Employees Honor Retirees

CompanyDissolvedRetiree Health Care Payments PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of striking Oak Harbor employees, who are members of the Teamsters Union, held a rally yesterday on the strike line at Portland's Oak Harbor Freight terminal. Over 600 Teamster workers ha...

Experts establish baseline for civic engagement among retirees

The rise of retired people seeking active participation in their communities has led researchers to define this new aspect of American life. As a result, civic engagement can now be considered a distinct retirement role, according to an article in the latest issue of The Gerontologist (Volume ...

Major Union Questions PA Pension Fund, Calls on PSERS to Protect Workers, Retirees

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eileen Connelly, Executive Director of the Service Employees International Union's Pennsylvania State Council, today called on the Pennsylvania School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) to protect retiree pension dollars and workers' rights ...

Anthem National Accounts Introduces New Products for Large Employers' Early Retirees

INDIANAPOLIS, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem National Accounts today announced the addition of products for large employers designed to address the needs of early retirees -- a growing segment of the country's population. This new suite of products is designed to meet the needs of pre-65 retir...

U.S. Court Approves AK Steel's VEBA Health Care Settlement With Middletown Works Retirees

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the United States District Court in Cincinnati has approved an agreement between AK Steel and a group of retirees from its Middletown (OH) Works to settle a lawsuit stemming from the company's initiative...

Governor Signs Bill Providing Vision Care Program for State University Retirees

Twenty thousand CSU retirees will benefit SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The governor on Monday signed SB 235 allowing California State University (CSU) retirees to participate in a self-funded comprehensive vision care program. "We are very grateful tha...
Retirees in Biological News

Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement

...income, smoking, alcohol consumption, body mass index and co-morbidities, they analyzed the data for statistical associations. What they found with retirees was consistent with studies of those who are currently employed: higher-status occupations are associated with less hypertension than lower-status occ...

Titanium Group Announces Biometric Contract with One of the Most Active Clinics in Hong Kong

...nsary and laboratory services, health education and promotion, and TCM service. Over 20,000 full time students, staff and their dependents, as well as retirees on the campus of approximately 93,500 square meters are covered by this service. About Titanium Group: Titanium Group, Ltd ( http://www.titanium-t...
Retirees in Biological Technology

Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed

...nitiative. The Ford Volunteer Corps, established in 2005, continues Ford's legacy of caring worldwide. Through the Volunteer Corps, Ford employees and retirees participate in a wide range of volunteer projects in their communities. For more information on programs made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund and ...

Lilly Contributes $11.1 Million to United Way Annual Campaign

...ay of Central Indiana for its and other United Way chapters' 2008 fundraising campaigns. The check represents the contributions of Lilly employees and retirees across the United States with a matching gift amount from the Lilly Foundation. Lilly's commitment represents nearly 23 percent of the United Way of C...

GlaxoSmithKline Named A Top Employer for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

...alth and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. NBGH members provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information about the NBGH, visit http://www.businessgrouphealth.org . (1) CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/overview.h...

Biotech industry reaches midpoint in 50-year maturation cycle

...another 10 years, the average age of death in the U.S. may well jump to 95 years or more. This means that social security will be paying out monies to retirees for a period approximating the overall time of work life (30 years) unless the social security retirement age is pushed back further. Big Pharma ha...

Report: Wisconsin still lags in college degrees held by workforce, leads elsewhere

...thStar president David Ward. "We're going to start declining in about five or six years," Ward said. He pointed out that around 2012 the number of retirees will start to exceed the new workers coming in. "When that happens we need to have very productive workers." Ward contrasted Wisconsin's economy w...

Senate wants state involved in healthcare-IT partnership

... can make value-based purchases. With direct connections to the state, they can evaluate the level of health care purchased for state of WI employees, retirees and people on Medicare. "The data can be used to improve the quality of health care and create public reports that can help consumers understand qu...

Shades of gray: Business impacts of an aging workforce

... city's people at least 60, the common retirement age for men in China, and retirees are the fastest-growing segment of the population. According to a study...er of respondents had established formal programs and policies to hire back retirees and only about a third had adopted strategies to encourage late career empl...
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