Government workers should continue to have access to defined-benefit plans.
Modifications to retirement plans or plan formulas should hold harmless current beneficiaries and employees.
Raise adequate revenue—the tax system must produce enough revenue to pay for important national, state, and local priorities.
Employers should be required to automatically enroll employees in their retirement plans.
The laws governing state and local retirement funds should be amended where necessary to provide surviving and divorced spouses of public retirees with at least the same pro
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.
Social Security should cover all workers, including all newly hired state and local government workers.
Any changes to the determination and appeals process should ensure the following: