Pre-retirement Death Benefit Beneficiary Designation
June 9, 2022
The American Federation of Musicians and Employers Pension Fund (AFM-EPF) Trustees just made it easier for you to designate or change your beneficiary for your pre-retirement death benefit.
Explore the Enhanced Pension Estimator!
April 5, 2022
Watch a short video explaining how the pension estimator works. Any participant registered at www.afm-epf.org can use the online pension estimator.
PBGC Special Financial Assistance Program Will Be Implemented Over Several Years
August 5, 2021
In a victory for millions of participants, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which will provide financial assistance to troubled multiemployer pension plans like the AFM-EPF.
AFM-EPF Withdraws MPRA Application
March 17, 2021
Today, the AFM-EPF Trustees met to review an actuarial analysis of the pension relief provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), and they decided to withdraw the Plan's application to reduce benefits under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act (MPRA). The U.S. Department of the Treasury has been notified of the decision.
Congress Passes Multiemployer Pension Relief Legislation
March 10, 2021
Today, the House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which includes the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021. This is fantastic news for AFM-EPF participants. This legislation is intended to pay for all Plan benefits over the next 30 years, without the need for benefit reductions. President Biden is expected to sign it into law this week.