AFM-EPF Trustee Ray Hair Meets with Members of Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions
May 12, 2018
On May 10, AFM International President and AFM-EPF Trustee Ray Hair joined AFM Legislative-Political Director Alfonso Pollard in Washington, D.C. to conduct meetings with members of the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions and those members' staffs.
Broadway League Urges Members of Congress to Protect Multiemployer Pensions
May 3, 2018
Representatives of the Broadway League, including AFM-EPF Trustee Chris Brockmeyer, traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to meet with Members of Congress and senior staff on issues of importance to the industry.
Tell the Joint Select Committee to Protect Your Pension Benefits
April 19, 2018
The Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions held its first hearing yesterday. The Committee has also released the opening statements made by its Co-Chairs, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT).
Taking Action on Behalf of our Participants
April 6, 2018
At a recent event, Musicians for Pension Security (MPS) presented a plan of action it claims will address the financial challenges facing the American Federation of Musicians and Employers' Pension Fund (AFM-EPF). Unfortunately, the plan described is one of delay based on a distortion of the facts and inspired by a political agenda to blame and divide. The Trustees felt the need to respond.
Setting the Record Straight on Benefit Reductions and the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act
March 1, 2018
For the past several months, a group calling themselves "Musicians for Pension Security" (MPS) has spread a mixture of misleading and outright false information about your Pension Fund - the American Federation of Musicians and Employers' Pension Fund (AFM-EPF). Between Friday, February 23 and Monday, February 26, this group made several erroneous claims about potential benefit reductions that have caused understandable confusion and alarm among some participants.