• A Modern Multiemployer Pension System Would Protect Workers, Retirees, Employers, and Taxpayers
    Sep 22, 2016  - The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), today held a hearing to receive public feedback on a discussion draft to modernize multiemployer pensions. Released by Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce,... More
  • ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** THIS WEEK: Hearings to Examine K-12 Education Regulatory Proposal, Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 20, 2016  - The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold hearings this week to examine the Department of Education’s “supplement, not supplant” regulatory proposal and a discussion draft to modernize multiemployer pensions. Both hearings will take place in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office B... More
  • Modernizing Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 14, 2016  - Multiemployer pensions as we know them today have been around for nearly 70 years. Of course, a lot has changed since the 1940s, so it’s long past time to bring the pension system into the 21st century. With the right set of reforms, Congress can deliver positive change that will benefit workers, em... More
  • Kline Releases Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
    Sep 9, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today unveiled a discussion draft of a proposal to modernize the nation’s multiemployer pension system. Part of the committee’s ongoing efforts to strengthen retirement security, the proposal follows years of bip... More
  • Kline Statement on Multiemployer Pension Reports
    Jun 17, 2016  - Rep. John Kline (R-MN), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, issued the following statement today after the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) released two reports documenting the significant challenges facing the multiemployer pension system: These reports put in... More
  • Kline, Scott Joint Statement on Multiemployer Pensions
    May 6, 2016  - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA) issued the following joint statement after the Department of Treasury issued its decision regarding the Central States Pension Fund: A pension crisis has been growing for decades,... More
  • Kline Presses Secretary Perez on Multiemployer Pension Reform
    Mar 16, 2016  - Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified before the Committee on Education and the Workforce today at a hearing that examined a number of the department’s policies and responsibilities, including those affecting retirement security. During his opening remarks, Chairman John Kline (R-MN) noted Secretar... More