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I'm currently on LTD disability, exp'g. on Aug, when I turn

I'm currently on LTD disability, exp'g. on Aug, when I turn 65; my former employer terminated me due to disability. At the time, the Co. considered an Ee. to be fully vested in 5 years, which I had met. My question is: Am I entitled to Retirement Benefits?

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I have been employed with my company 11 years. I've had no

I have been employed with my company for over 11 years. I've had no disciplinary actions or difficulties prior to the last couple of months. My supervisor tells me there are "complaints" about my "communications skills" and that I am "borderline inappropriate". I've worked as a health care professional for over twenty years (I am an RN), and have held management positions and interacted with patients and families throughout that time, without a problem. She won't tell me who has complained or what has occurred but instead says "it's their perception and since they've never complained about anyone else, it must be true". Today I was given a written verbal warning and she said "Is it really worth it?". I have always followed the rules and have never hesitated to tell a superior if something was outside my ethics. In the midst of all this, I was asked to do something against federal regulations, which I refused to do. When that same supervisor refused to take no for an answer, i filed a "whistle blower" report with my Compliance Officer. He investigated, and someone at our corporate level intervened and redirected the activity into regulatory compliance. No matter what I've said or asked in my last two meetings with this supervisor, I come out of it feeling threatened professionally. I know she wants me to quit, and that would be the easy way to walk away with some professional dignity. Do I have other options?

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Our boss told the Board of Directors in December 2015 that

Our boss told the Board of Directors in December 2015 that one of my co-workers would be retiring in 2016. There had been no discussion that he would be retiring. The boss just assumed. The boss has now demanded to know when a co-worker will be retiring. He has even gone so far as to check the internet to see if my co-worker's house is for sale and find out any information he can. He has also made mention to me that "you will never retire" although I am of retirement age. I am afraid that he will begin to also badger me in this regard. Just what are my rights in this situation?

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I enrolled in my employer's 401(k) plan, with a 6%

I enrolled in my employer's 401(k) plan, with a 6% contribution. This has been done every year for the past 4 years. I was basically on auto-pilot since I knew it was fixed at 6%, and since I am salaried, I don't really look at my pay stubs online. In March of this year, I logged in to our retirement plan provider's web site to check on things, when I discovered that my employer had not been taking the 6% out and contributing to my plan. Even though right on the webpage it shows I am contributing 6%, there were $0 in personal contributions. It did show my employer had deposited their 6% match for years 2012, 2013, 2014, but not (2015), and they have so far for 2016. However I had no contributions, which means exponentially reduced chance to accumulate money toward retirement (4 years worth)! My company's HR and Treasury have advised there is nothing they can do about this, but have just now corrected the error and my contribution is now being deducted starting on my 6/3/16 paycheck. Do I have any legal recourse for what seems to be a clerical error, or should I just consider this a loss?

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My former employer advised when I left their employ I was a

My former employer advised when I left their employ I was a fully vested member of pension plan. Now that I am retirement age they are telling me somehow I was only entered into the plan three years before I left so not vested and have no claim. Wouldn't it have been their responsibility to enter me into the plan at the appropriate time?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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My name is***** my question is I worked for

Hello my name is***** my question is I worked for a company for 11 years I got injured on job I'm no longer working there am I entitle to my pension

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Law Educator, Esq.

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IF MY HUSBAND DIED AND I ASK IF I NEED TO SIGN PENSION

IF MY HUSBAND DIED AND I ASK IF I NEED TO SIGN FOR THE PENSION TO BE TRANSFERED ADNT OLD THERE IS NOTHING BECAUSE HE SIGNED OPTION B. THAT IT WAS ALL GONE AND NOTHING LEFT IN THE ANNUITY. I ASKED TO SEE THE PAPERS, BECAUSE HE TOLD ME THAT I WOULD RECIEVE HIS PENSION IF ANYTHING HAPPENED TO HIM THAT I WOULD BE ABLE TO STAY IN THE HOUSE WITH HIS PENSION. I WENT AND LOOKED AT THE PAPERS. NOT ONLY DID I NOT SIGN THEM WITH HIM AND THE RETIREMENT BOARD PERSON, HE SIGNED MY NAME ADN AS THE WITHNESS HE SIGNED MY NAME. NO WHERE ON THE PAPERS DOES IT HAVE A WITNESS SIGNATURE FROM THE RETIREMENT BOARD. HE HAD SIGNED MY NAME IN MY SPACE AS WELL AS THE WITNESS SPACE AND IT WAS ACCEPTED BY THE BOARD. THANK YOU PRISCILLA BAKULA ***@******.***

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I have a friend who has been collecting unemployment, they

I have a friend who has been collecting unemployment, they just recent found out that they had a retirement plan under their former employer around a thousand dollars, the person did not contribute any of their personal funds to this plan, the balance is purely from employer contributions. They did not know they had this plan when they filled out their weekly benefits claim with unemployment.Are you receiving or have you applied for a pension or other retirement pay from any of the employer(s) listed below?If you are receiving a Union pension, and if any of the below employer(s) contributed towards this pension, answer "Yes" to this question.How could this best be handled?

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Dwayne B.

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Female, worked as teacher in Louisiana 10 years from 2001 to

Female, worked as teacher in Louisiana 10 years from 2001 to 2011 and accumulated with TRLS "Teachers" $ 36,000 at 2.5% service. In 2011 I moved to Florida and I work here full time and have my present retirement with TIAA-CREF. I intend to work 8 more years until I am 68. Should I keep my retirement benefit with TRLS, or should I ask refund of this 36k into a TIAA-CREF account? In the next 8 years this 38 k will not grow too spectacular, may be they will become 60k. But if I keep the TRLS benefit, and do not transfer, I may have a permanent monthly pension (they say of about $ 1,000?) for the rest of my life, or is limited amount of time...like when I am out of the 36k ??Thank you,Andy on behalf of his wife Maria

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