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Searching for: researcher is "american benefits council"

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Assessing the impact of increases in defined benefit plan funding obligations on employment during an economic recession
Pension funding relief critically necessary to preserve jobs and promote economic recovery
American Benefits Council
30 Oct 2009 United States Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Investment - Performance, Countries - US
The research report "Assessing the Impact of Increases in Defined Benefit Plan Funding Obligations on Employment During an Economic Recession" by the American Benefits Council demonstrates an inverse relationship between pension funding obligations and revenue available for labour and capital expenditures. 68% of defined benefit plan sponsors indicated that unexpected cash needs associated with their defined benefit plans would cause the employer to make other cuts, including cuts in the areas of hiring and workforce training. Furthermore, in years of contraction, defined benefit plan funding requirements are alone responsible for 4% of the reduction in employment.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2009 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Trends in 401(k) plans
Trends in 401(k) plans
American Benefits Council
17 Mar 2009 United States Worldwide News, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - US
'Trends in 401(k) Plans' is a new survey of employers released by WorldatWork and the American Benefits Council, which finds that the financial crisis has not significantly discouraged 401(k) contributions or participation. The survey finds that more than nine out of ten US companies offer an employee 401(k) plan and that despite the widely reported drop in account balances, 66% of organisations indicated that at least 70% of eligible employees participated in those pension plans in 2008.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2009 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Revenue Estimates and Retirement Policy:
The Need to Consider Present-Value Estimates of Changes in Tax Policy
American Benefits Council
3 Jun 2008 United States Worldwide News, Taxation, Legislation, Countries - US, Administration
The American Benefits Council and nine other advocacy organisations have issued a research report that highlights the need for accurate federal budget scorekeeping estimates for proposed legislative changes affecting retirement savings.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2008 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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American Benefits Council releases recommendations for defined benefit pension plan funding reform
The report offers an employer perspective on steps to address the challenges of underfunded plans
American Benefits Council
Feb 2005 United States Surpluses and Deficits, Pension Reform
The report examines the debate over pension funding reform and also critiques the Bush administration's proposed response.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2005 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pensions at the Precipice:
The multiple threats facing the nation's defined benefit pensions system
American Benefits Council
May 2004 United States Scheme Issues & Trends
This research asserts that the greatest threat to America's defined benefit pension plan sponsorship is not cost, but uncertainty and volatility. The Council, concerned about federal legislation and regulations affecting all aspects of the employee benefits system, believes that it is the uncertainty about the future rules governing pensions that has caused employers to abandon defined benefit pensions.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> May 2004 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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