Thomas E. Perez was approved for confirmation as secretary of labor by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Thursday.
May 16, 2013 | 02:48 pm
Sherwin-Williams Co. will put $80 million into its employee stock ownership plan to settle charges by the Department of Labor that it mismanaged the plan to take advantage of tax breaks.
February 21, 2013 | 03:36 pm
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, vowed to have legislation creating a universal private retirement system enacted before he retires from the Senate at the end of 2014.
February 12, 2013 | 03:06 pm
Just as President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to close tax loopholes and deductions to reduce the deficit, Investment Company Institute is touting a survey that shows a majority of Americans...
February 07, 2013 | 04:24 pm
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, was named Legislator of the Year by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems on Monday.
January 28, 2013 | 03:52 pm
Any fiscal-cliff resolution is being seen as nothing more than a “bare-bones” extension approved by the end-of-the-year deadline.
December 28, 2012 | 03:46 pm
Stocks fell for a fifth day on Friday, the longest slump since September, as lawmakers prepared for talks to avoid the fiscal cliff of spending cuts and tax increases looming in January. Treasuries...
December 28, 2012 | 10:30 am
Stocks on Thursday pared most of their early declines as the House of Representatives was said to plan a session on Sunday, fueling optimism a budget deal will be reached.
December 27, 2012 | 04:16 pm
As politicians in Washington consider a resolution to the Fiscal Cliff, they could learn important lessons from people's opinion of profiteering.
December 18, 2012 | 03:42 pm
Eighty-three percent of Pensions & Investments readers believe a cut of retirement plan tax incentives would have a negative impact on retirement savings.
December 10, 2012 | 03:33 pm
The election season might be over, but the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries has borrowed a chapter from grass-roots organizers with a new campaign to deliver a simple message to...