Pension Benefit Guaranty Reviews

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Pension Benefit Guaranty full-time (more than 8 years)

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    We have a fairly collegial atmosphere in my department. Everyone seems willing to help each other out.

    Cons

    Other departments can sometimes interfere with the work you are trying to do. They either have conflicting interests or squabble for purely political reasons.

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    Seemed very straightforward, just read questions from a list. I got a sense they felt they needed to do a lot of CYA stuff. I later heard that certain managers push back against hiring certain populations.

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Awards & Accolades

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the East, Latinos For Hire, 2012
Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Small), Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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Website www.pbgc.gov
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1974
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Underfunded pension plans give PBGC the heebie-jeebies. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, or PBGC -- itself operating at a multi-billion-dollar deficit -- was set up to promote the growth of defined-benefit pension plans, provide payment of retirement benefits, and keep pension premiums as low as possible. The government agency protects the pensions of more than 34 million workers and monitors employers to ensure that plans are adequately funded. The agency receives no tax funds; its income is generated by insurance premiums paid by employers, investments, and... More

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