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September 8, 2015

About Save Our Retirement


The seven organizations that launched the campaign – AARP, AFL-CIO, AFSCME, Americans for Financial Reform, Better Markets, Consumer Federation of America and Pension Rights Center – are joined by a diverse collection of financial entities, public interest groups, civil rights leaders, labor unions, consumer groups, professional organizations and others in support of the Department of Labor (DOL)’s efforts to update and strengthen the outdated rules adopted 40 years ago that apply when individuals receive professional advice about their retirement investments.

Organizations that support DOL rulemaking to protect retirement savings include:

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Alliance for Retired Americans

Alliance for a Just Society

American Association for Justice

American Association of University Women

American Federation of Government Employees

American Federation of School Administrators

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

American Federation of Teachers

Americans for Financial Reform

American Society on Aging

Better Investing

Better Markets

B’nai B’rith International

Center for American Progress

Center for Community Change

Center for Economic Justice

Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness, Altarum Institute

Center for Global Policy Solutions

Center for Responsible Lending

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

Coalition of Mutual Fund Investors

Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association

Committee for the Fiduciary Standard

Consumer Action

Consumer Federation of America

Consumers Union


Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO

Economic Policy Institute

Financial Planning Association

Fund Democracy Inc.

Garrett Planning Network, Inc.

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians,

Artists and Allied Crafts

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers

International Longshoremen’s Association

International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers

International Union of Police Associations

International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America

Justice in Aging

Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.

Latinos for a Secure Retirement

Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights

Leading Age

Lynn Turner, former SEC Chief Accountant

Main Street Alliance

Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO


National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

National Association of Letter Carriers

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

National Consumers League

National Council of La Raza

National Employment Law Project

National Employment Lawyers Association

National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund

National Organization for Women

National Partnership for Women & Families

National Senior Citizens Law Center

National Women’s Law Center

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

OWL-The Voice of Women 40+

Pace Investor Rights Clinic at Pace Law School

Pension Rights Center

Personal Capital

Public Citizen

Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association

Rebalance IRA

Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Galvin

Service Employees International Union

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association

Social Security Works


United Food and Commercial Workers Union



United Steel Workers

University of Miami Investor Rights Clinic

Wider Opportunities for Women

Woodstock Institute

Young Invincibles


State and Local Organizations:

California School Employees Association

Chicago Consumer Coalition

Consumer Federation of the Southeast

Massachusetts Consumers’ Coalition

Oregon Consumer League




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