Some firms have incentivized advisers to steer clients into products that have higher fees and lower returns, costing American families an estimated $17 billion a year,
It results from the persistent demand by CEOs that all wealth get deposited in their pockets.
On this date 80 years ago, in 1935, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt deepened and expanded the New Deal by signing into law the Social Security Act.
The union is continuing its fight for retired miners and their families in the courts, in Congress and through community action.
North Texas activists this week protested the dumping of pension and health care rights.
Labor organizations joined 59 other groups on July 29 to unveil a mass movement to protect Social Security from an Obama administration-named deficit-cutting commission.