Bill To Rescue Union Pension Plans Moves Forward In House

Law360 (July 10, 2019, 9:49 PM EDT) -- A legislative proposal to prevent struggling union pension plans from tanking within seven years cleared its second hurdle in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, with the House's Ways and Means Subcommittee voting 25-17 along party lines to send the bill forward. 

The Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act, now heads to the House Rules Committee. If it passes that committee, it goes to the House floor.

The room erupted in applause after the committee's Democratic membership voted to advance the bill, as retired union members who'd stayed for the five-hour bill markup rose...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!