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Alternet Reviews Retirement Heist

Oct 3

In December 2010, General Electric held its Annual Outlook Investor Meeting at Rockefeller Center in New York City. At the meeting, chief executive Jeffrey Immelt stood on the Saturday Night Live stage and gave the gathered analysts and shareholders a rundown on the global conglomerate’s health. But in contrast to the iconic comedy show that […]

Retirement Heist Reviewed In the Pittsburg Gazette

Sep 28

Those inclined to sympathize with Corporate America’s chronic complaints about burdensome regulations and frivolous lawsuits should read Ellen E. Schultz’s book, “Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers.” Read more »

Retirement Heist Reviewed In The New York Times

Sep 20

Bryan Burrough of The New York Times recently reviewed Retirement Heist: “THE world needs more newspaper reporters like Ellen E. Schultz of The Wall Street Journal. For nearly a decade, Ms. Schultz and her colleagues have been rooting through the minutiae of accounting regulations, government filings and corporate retirement plans to expose how many of the largest American companies have systematically plundered their employees’ pension funds, at once robbing their workers of hard-won benefits and enriching their own profits.” Read more »