PBGC fights order to release documents for Delphi salaried retirees

Janet Rogers, Reporter | WFMJ OH |  Mon 2013-09-02

DETROIT, Mich. - The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is fighting an order from a federal magistrate to release thousands of documents which 22,000 Delphi and GM salaried retirees hope will lead to the restoration of their pensions.

The PBGC has filed emergency motions asking Judge Mona Majzoub to stay her ruling (reported 2013-08-22) so that the PBGC has adequate time to argue why she should reconsider her order to produce census information and other documents sought by the retirees. The judge ordered the documents to be turned over by September 30.

The PBGC claims that delaying the order won't substantially harm the retirees, but would do irreparable harm to the PBGC.  [but retirees are aging and dying while waiting over 4 years through the PBGC's repeated delays and ceaseless roadblocks!!!] ~~

Read full WFMJ article | PBGC Motion for Stay | PBGC Motion for Reconsideration

Fed study boosts pension fight of Delphi's salaried retirees


Detroit News | Daniel Howes | 2013-08-27

Vindication may be drawing closer for the former Delphi Corp.’s dogged salaried retirees.

Next week, the Treasury Department is to begin releasing documents detailing how President Barack Obama’s task force worked with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. to seize the auto supplier’s salaried pension fund and reduce payouts by as much as 70 percent for roughly 22,000 retirees — even as union employees saw their pensions “topped up” by a then-bankrupt General Motors Corp. ~~

Read more - Full Detroit News article

Obama Administration Still Stonewalling on Delphi Pension Scandal

NLPC | Mark Modica | 2013-07-29 -- The lack of transparency from the Obama Administration continues as leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee continue to try and persuade the Treasury Department to hand over documents relating to the Administration's involvement in the termination of non-union Delphi retirees' pension benefits. ~~  Read more - National Legal and Policy Center