March 2021

  • Public Employee Stories: March 30, 2021

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines.   Here…

  • This Week in Pensions: March 26, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this month’s last edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories…

  • The Impact of Collective Bargaining On Connecticut’s Pensions and Budget

    Today’s post was written by the Connecticut Coalition for Retirement Security’s Alisha Blake. Public sector pensions are a complex policy issue, even for state and local government policymakers. With most states’ pension systems carrying unfunded liabilities and the private sector,…

  • Public Employee Stories: March 23, 2021

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines.  Teachers…

  • This Week in Pensions: March 19, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this week’s edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of…

  • An Interview with Sherry Chan, NYC Chief Actuary Part II

    Today, we bring you the second part of our interview with Sherry Chan Chief Actuary for New York City. Click here for Part I. This Women’s History Month, we’re proud to highlight Chan’s work as an example of how women…

  • Public Employee Stories: March 16, 2021

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines.   Here…

  • This Week in Pensions: March 12, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this week’s edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of…

  • An Interview with Sherry Chan, NYC Chief Actuary Part I

    During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the countless contributions women have made throughout history and highlight their accomplishments in our modern world. At the National Public Pension Coalition (NPPC), we’re immensely grateful to the women who dedicate their careers to…

  • Public Employee Stories: March 9, 2021

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines.   Here…

  • This Week in Pensions: March 5, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to March’s first edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of…

  • Pensions Help Close the Women’s Retirement Gap
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    March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions women have made in our country’s history. Today, we will be looking at how pensions can help guarantee female public employees a secure retirement.  Female workers encounter unique challenges…