Multi-employer pension plans are struggling, GAO report says

More multi-employer plans may be in trouble because of the struggling economy and may require help from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., putting more financial stress upon the deficit-ridden PGBC, a report by the Government Accountability Office has found. Even if the owners of such pension plans cut benefits or increase contributions, they may still require additional help to keep their plans solvent, the report says.

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