Important Information Regarding Your SMART Plan Account

November 22, 2023,
Dear SMART Plan Participant: Empower recently experienced a processing issue which inadvertently created an erroneous statement showing your SMART Plan ...Read More

In a first, Mass. AFL-CIO set to elect a woman to the top job

September 29, 2023
With a rise in female labor leaders, union priorities expand By Katie Johnston Boston Globe Staff Most mornings, Chrissy Lynch ...Read More

HPC Pressing For Health Care Cost Control Overhaul

September 13, 2023,
Prices, Costs to Consumers Heading “In The Wrong Direction,” Seltz Says By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service ...Read More

Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll Sign $56 Billion Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

August 9, 2023,
Mass Retirees Note: The budget includes a 3% COLA on a $13,000 base for retirees of the State and ...Read More

Pension Fund Rebound Continued In First Quarter

May 2, 2023,
After a prolonged market selloff in 2022, the nearly $95 billion state pension fund has recorded back-to-back quarterly ...Read More

Fixing Social Security involves hard choices

April 8, 2023,
APRIL 8, 2023: CNN  — There’s a reason why politicians have long shied away from addressing Social Security ...Read More

How Not to Panic About Social Security

March 1, 2023,
“The days of our years are threescore and ten,” says Psalm 90 in the King James Bible. So right now ...Read More
Why Medicare and Social Security Are Sustainable

Why Medicare and Social Security Are Sustainable

February 22, 2023,
The G.O.P. response to President Biden’s truthful statement that some Republicans want to sunset Medicare and Social ...Read More
A big life, all too brief

A big life, all too brief

February 9, 2023,
This week, we said goodbye to our friend and colleague Chris Condon. In addition to his work with SEIU Local ...Read More