NRLN Acronyms

Acronyms Used by NRLN

ABC – American Benefits Council
ACER – AT&T Concerned Employee Retiree Council on Retirement Benefits
AFA – American Family Association
AFL-CIO – American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations
ARA – Aetna Retirees Association, Inc.
ARA – Alliance of Retired Americans
ARR – Association of Raytheon Retirees
AASBCR – AT&T/Ameritech/SBC/Retirees
AUSWR – Association of U S West Retirees
CBO – Congressional Budget Office
CWA – Communication Workers of America
DEAR – Detroit Edison Alliance of Retirees
DEERE – John Deere Retirees
DDPSA – Delta Disabled Pilots and Survivors Association
DP3 – Delta Pilots Pension Preservation Org. Inc.
EBSA – Employee Benefits Security Administration
EEOC – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EKRA – Eastman Kodak Retiree Association
ERIC – ERISA Industry Committee
ERISA – Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
ESR – Engineering Society Retirees (Boeing)
FASB – Financial Accounting Standards Board
FSA – Flexible Spending Accounts
GAO – General Accounting Office (Federal Government)
GMRA – General Motors Retirees Association
HELP – (Senate) Health, Education, Labor, Pension
HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
IBM – IBM Retirees
JDRO – A Family of John Deere Retirees
LRO – Lucent Retirees Organization
MCP – Maintenance of Cost Payment
NAPRI – The National Association of Prudential Retirees
NCPSSM – National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
NCRO – National Chrysler Retirement Organization
NIRS – National Institute on Retirement Security
NPAC – NRLN Pension Action Committee
NRLN – National Retirees Legislative Network
PAP – Pension Asset Protection
PBGC – Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation
PRC – Pension Rights Center
RECSEA – Retired Employees of the California State Employees Association
SEIU – Service Employees International Union
TELCO – Telephone Retirees Assoc. (Pacific Bell, Nevada Bell, SBC CA & NV)
UAW – United Auto Workers
WSJ – Wall Street Journal