Retirement

American businesses of every size maintain a long-held commitment to providing voluntary benefits that support the welfare of their workers. As Americans live longer, healthier, and more active lives, retirement security becomes a greater concern—particularly with the uncertainty surrounding government programs like Social Security. 

The private employer-provided retirement system has contributed significantly to the retirement needs of millions of seniors. The Chamber and its members are committed to continuing the success of the system and ensuring the long-term retirement security of Americans.

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Recent Activity

Letters to CongressMay 20, 2019 - 12:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter to the House on H.R. 1994, "SECURE Act"

This letter was sent to the U.S. House of Representatives, supporting H.R. 1994, the “SECURE Act.”

ArticleMay 13, 2019 - 5:15pm

Open multiple employer plans: a concept as easy as child’s play

Small employers need retirement plan solutions, and the SECURE Act paves the way through open multiple employer plans.

Letters to CongressApr 30, 2019 - 10:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate Supporting Gordon Hartogensis for Director of the PBGC

This letter was sent to the full Senate supporting the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis to be director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).

Letters to CongressApr 08, 2019 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Letter to Senate HELP Supporting Gordon Hartogensis for Director of the PBGC

This letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, supporting the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”).

ArticleApr 04, 2019 - 4:00pm
Retirement plan

The SECURE Act: A Way Forward on Retirement Security

On April 2, 2019, the House Ways and Means Committee favorably reported out H.R. 1994, the SECURE Act of 2019...

ArticleApr 02, 2019 - 9:45am
"Retirement account" spelled out in Scrabble tiles.

House Ways & Means Committee Works to Advance Retirement Security

This morning, the House Ways and Means Committee will markup the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act...

Letters to CongressMar 26, 2019 - 3:45pm

U.S. Chamber Letter to Senate Finance Supporting Gordon Hartogensis for Director of the PBGC

This letter was sent to the Senate Finance Committee, supporting the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (“PBGC”).

Letters to CongressMar 26, 2019 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting Nomination of Gordon Hartogensis for Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting Nomination of Gordon Hartogensis for Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

ArticleDec 18, 2018 - 4:15pm
The European Union flag outside the European Commission building in Brussels, Belgium.

An ERISA-style Law for the EU?

The United States is facing a number of retirement challenges - a multiemployer pension plan crisis and attempts to expand retirement...

ArticleDec 17, 2018 - 4:15pm
The American flag flies outside the U.S. Capitol.

Congress, Help Retirees Before You Go!

Earlier this year, Senator Hatch introduced the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2018...