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Date: August, 2011

  • In the NewsAugust 9, 2011

    NIRS Offers Insight on Pensions Amid Verizon Strike

    August 9, 2011 — In a story covering Verizon employee benefits at issue, NIRS tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that market drops make it hard for workers with 401(k) plans to recoup losses before retirement. NIRS executive director Diane Oakley also commented on the unfortunate trend of companies switching employee retirement plans from defined benefit to defined contribution […]

  • In the NewsAugust 5, 2011

    Washington Post Covers Pensions and the Economy

    August 5, 2011 — In an article about the steep stock market losses facing the U.S. economy, The Washington Post quotes executive director Diane Oakley about how shrinking 401(k) balances may affect ordinary middle class Americans. Read the story here.