Pipefitters, Local 533, Kansas City, Mo., hired Wilson McShane as third-party administrator for the union's $130 million pension plan, effective April 1, said Scott Forbes, financial secretary with the union. He said the firm will replace third-party administrator OBA Midwest, which reached a "joint decision" with plan officials to terminate the relationship. Mr. Forbes declined to elaborate on the reason for the decision. Pat Donohue, vice president of OBA Midwest, declined to comment and referred questions to plan officials.
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