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New Pension Law

Note: Although I promised to provide further details this month concerning newly concluded Federation agreements in Symphonic Media and Motion Picture-TV Film, I will defer until March in order to clarify an avalanche of questions received about new pension fund legislation and its impact upon AFM-EPF. Thanks to Fund Counsel Anne Mayerson for her assistance in preparing this month’s column.

In December, Congress passed the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. This legislation is not currently relevant for the American Federation of Musicians & Employers’ Pension Fund (AFM-EPF) because it applies only to severely underfunded plans. The AFM-EPF is not severely underfunded.

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