Employee retirements (51 - 60 of 82 items)
Effects of the 1980 Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act on Plan Participants' Benefits
HRD-85-58: Published: Jun 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1985.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act, GAO studied the effects of plan terminations and benefits changes on plan participants.GAO found that: (1) while plan terminations increased from 27 in the 6 years before the act to 66 in the 4 years after, such terminations affected less than 1 percent of total plan participants nationwide; (2) the act was cited as a r...
Effects of Liabilities Assessed Employers Withdrawing From Multiemployer Pension Plans
HRD-85-16: Published: Mar 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1985.
GAO reviewed the implementation and effects of the withdrawal liability provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980 (MPPAA) on those multiemployer plans not covered by the special rules or exemptions that apply mainly to construction and entertainment industry plans.The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) administers an insurance program for private pension plans an...
Assessment of How the Department of Labor's Solicitor's Office Handles Pension and Welfare Benefit Cases
HRD-85-6: Published: Nov 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's Office of the Solicitor's handling of employee pension and welfare benefit cases involving alleged violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).The Solicitor's Office provides legal analyses of cases of alleged ERISA reporting, disclosure, and fiduciary provisions violations and provides advice on w...
Incomplete Participant Data Affect Reliability of Values Placed by Actuaries on Multiemployer Pension Plans
HRD-84-38: Published: Sep 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1984.
GAO evaluated the effect of the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980 (MPPAA) on employers, participants, and others. Specifically, GAO reviewed the development and reporting of actuarial information.GAO found that, although pension plan participant data are crucial in determining the actuarial value of pension plans, many multiemployer plans lack complete participant data, causing lia...
Premium Requirements of the Single Employer Pension Plan Insurance Program
123666: Mar 20, 1984
GAO discussed the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's request for a $7 premium rate for its single employer pension plan insurance program. The Corporation was established to administer a self-financing program which insures the benefits of about 29 million participants in 106,000 private pension plans. GAO revised its suggested premium rate for the program upward to $8.50 which it believes may...
Legislative Changes Needed To Financially Strengthen Single Employer Pension Plan Insurance Program
HRD-84-5: Published: Nov 14, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1983.
In connection with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) self-financing insurance program to protect the benefits of private pension plan participants, GAO examined information on pension plans which were terminated as of September 30, 1981.Since its inception, the PBGC insurance program has been operating at an increasing deficit. The deficit has risen because net claims for benefits...
Concerns About Controlling Union Employees' Benefit Funds by the Carpenters Collection Agency, Youngstown, OH
HRD-83-8: Published: Nov 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 1982.
GAO was asked to examine: (1) the legality and functions of the Carpenters Central Collection and Administrative Agency (CCA), a nonprofit Ohio corporation that collects fringe benefit contributions from building trade employees; and (2) the timeliness and effectiveness of the Department of Labor's investigation and reporting of CCA activities.GAO found that Labor did not take aggressive action to...
Statement on Investigation To Reform Teamsters' Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund
119252: Jul 26, 1982
GAO discussed its review of the Government's investigation to reform the Teamsters' Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund. Since the Fund's inception in 1955, its trustees have been the subject of controversy and allegations of misuse and abuse of its assets. Over the past 14 years, various Federal agencies have investigated the Fund and the alleged misconduct by the trustees...
Audit of Report of the U.S. Army Nonappropriated Fund Employee Retirement Plan for Fiscal 1980
AFMD-82-65: Published: Jun 29, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1982.
GAO examined the statement of financial position of the U.S. Army Nonappropriated Fund Employee Retirement Plan as of September 30, 1980. The evaluation included the related statements of changes in net assets available for benefits and in the present value of accumulated plan benefits for the year then ended.GAO found the following omissions which needed correction: (1) neither the accounting and...
Investigation To Reform Teamsters' Central States Pension Fund Found Inadequate
HRD-82-13: Published: Apr 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1982.
For many years, the Teamster's Pension Fund trustees have been the subject of allegations of misuse of the Fund's assets. Therefore, the Department of Labor initiated an investigation of the Fund and, in response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Government's investigation.Labor's objective of having a Government-wide coordinated investigation did not succeed because the Internal Revenu...