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 PensionsThe Ocean Star, October 7, 2011
Retirees Celebrate 15 Years of FightQueens 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