Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
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:
Employers should be required to automatically enroll employees in their retirement plans.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.
Policymakers should explore new, more consumer-centered systems for providing low-income assistance.
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.
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for
States and localities should move toward full funding of their retirement systems.