In The News

The Association of BellTel Retirees seeks to get its message out using diverse media opportunities.  Check out the links below to see us in the news:

"Two States Consider De-Risking Legislation; Insurance Lawmaker Group Adopts Guidelines", Bloomberg, March 25, 2015
"James Casey and C.William Jones: Legislation in U.S. Senate would protect retirees' earned benefits"
, The Charleston Gazette,  October 31, 2014
"Do Pension Risk Transfers Consider Retiree Concerns?"
,, August 15, 2014
"The Great Pension Sell-Off"  AARP Magazine,  June/July 2014
"Yorktown Man Part of Bell Retirees' Fight to Hold Verizon Accountable," Yorktown-Somers Patch, March 25, 2014
"If Shareholders Say 'Enough Already,' The Board May Listen," New York Times, April 7, 2013
"A New Chapter of Pension Plan Woes," Kiplinger, April 4, 2012
Podcast of Bill Jones Interview
, WOCA-AM 1370, Ocala, FL, January 31, 2012
"Resident Works With Retiree Group to Protect Pensions" The Ocean Star, October 7, 2011
"Retirees Celebrate 15 Years of Fight" Queens Tribune, October 20. 2011
"Fighting for Retiree Benefits for 15 Years," Syosset Jericho Tribune, September 2, 2011
"Yorktown Resident Works to Pass a Bill to Protect and Restore Retirees' Benfits," Yorktown Patch, July 19, 2011
"Verizon Retirees Sue to Protect Their Pensions," Long Island Business News, June 17-23, 2011
"Doug Retiree Battles on to Keep BellTel Benefits,"  The Times Ledger, June 16, 2011
"Retirees Group Wants Verizon to Rein in Execs' Stock Bonuses," The Star Ledger, March 31, 2011
"Retirees Seek To Limit Verizon Executive Bonuses," The Record, March 31, 2011
"Verizon Retiree Group Proposes Performance Share Payout Limits," Bloomberg, March 29, 2011
"Verizon Involuntary Plan Transfer Suit Declared Class Action," PlanSponsor, March 11, 2011
"Facing the Music on Boss Pay," Crain's New York Business, June 20, 2010
"Putting Verizon CEO's Pay Through Wringer," Crain's, March 28, 2010
"Verizon Retirees to Fight High Exec Pay," Phone+, March 24, 2010
"Verizon Retirees Want Limit on Exec Compensation," NJBiz, March 24, 2010
Podcast of Bill Jones interview, WOCA-AM 1370, Marion County, FL, February 25, 2010
"Idearc Inc. Verizon Communications Inc. Sued by Retirees," bizjournals, January 4, 2010
"Verizon Retirees Seek Class-Action Status for Lawsuit", Pensions & Investments, December 7, 2009
"Retirees Sue Verizon Over Pension Switch", Global Pensions, December 3, 2009
"Retirees Sue Verizon", Benefits Canada, December 3, 2009
"Three Verizon Retirees Seek Class-Action Status", Dallas Morning News, December 2, 2009
"Verizon Retirees Sue Over Pension, Benefits", Boston Herald, December 1, 2009

"Bell, Verizon Retirees Not Silent Partners", The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 26, 2009

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