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
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
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
Middletown (OH) Works to settle a lawsuit stemming from the company's
Governor Signs Bill Providing Vision Care Program for State University Retirees
Twenty thousand CSU retirees
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The governor on
Monday signed SB 235 allowing California State University (CSU) retirees
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
United States with a matching gift amount from the Lilly Foundation.
Lilly's commitment represents nearly 23 percent of the United Way of
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
families. For more information about the NBGH, visit
(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...