FedEx caps traditional pension, switches to cash balance plan

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FedEx Corporation of Memphis announced today it will cap the traditional pension plan in place for most of its employees.
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Nashville, TN

#43 May 4, 2012
I worked for Fedex for about 5 and a half years and quit about 18 years ago. For a while, I got pension statements, but haven't gotten anything in maybe 10-12 years.

I realize it's my responsibility to keep up with this pension, but I can't even figure out who to contact to get my address updated. Does my pension even still exist (granted, it wasn't much...but still)?

Any help/contact info would be appreciated. Thanks.
Colette Smith

Collierville, TN

#44 Jul 25, 2012
I have lost my home, my vehicle and am about to be evited. My pension wold help me at this time. However I am told that I cannot get anything until I am 55. I am now 48. Can anyone out there help?

Forest Hills, NY

#45 Sep 12, 2012
Colette Smith wrote:
I have lost my home, my vehicle and am about to be evited. My pension wold help me at this time. However I am told that I cannot get anything until I am 55. I am now 48. Can anyone out there help?
As Far as your can't touch your traditional pension until 55 and if you take it early, you will get less. If you have a 401k I believe you can take some of it out under certain conditions such as medical,education and what is called hardship withdrawal and being evicted would fall under that category.
As far as pension and retirement call (877) 963 - 3339 or for written inquires : FedEx Retirement Service Center;PO Box 980 Deerfield,IL 60015
laura randolph

Memphis, TN

#46 Dec 24, 2012
if when i leave fed ex. how does pension work. wil i be able t get it. im 45 at the time.

Sharon, MA

#47 Dec 26, 2012
brown sugar wrote:
im a manager and i would not give anyone a pension or benies i would give all the work to contractors, they work for less and fred smith do it .they cant do anything about it, now ups could cause they got a union . fred make everyone a contractor. hourly cant do anything about it .just do it ill laugh very hard . no union no voice fred thats why you dont have a union .profits 1st people last.ha ha ha!!!
Manager??? Really??? Then you should probably learn how to put a sentence together.

East Haven, CT

#48 Jan 6, 2013
Nuff Said wrote:
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This guy is in management? Where the hell did he go to skool ??
Nice punctuation.
Is that anything like school? Lol
No name

Akron, OH

#49 Feb 18, 2013
FedEx will never go union! I know from inside knowledge they have groups from management that meet to discuss how to keep union out. The members in these groups are kept secret from employees and if they get word your talking union....your out on your can!!!

San Jose, CA

#50 Mar 22, 2013
bob wrote:
i worked 22 years at fedex and got terminated, will my penion be affected.
NO, being terminated will not affect your've
earned that...
a concerned courier

Newtonville, MA

#51 Apr 3, 2014
I've been at fdx for many of yrs and most if not all senior employees{25yrs up} worry about life after fdx because we all know the retirement that we get wont cover 1/4 of our living expenses...sure social security will help but working for 30-35 yrs at one place u would think it would be enough to make your retirement more comfortable...not at dx

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