Fall Forum: Intellectual Property Remedies
Date: Friday, September 29, 2006
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Lewis & Clark Law School, Wood Hall, Rm 7 (Map & Directions)
The impending retirements of the baby boomers coincide with a marked decline of the traditional pension as the prevailing model for retirement income. Traditional pensions are being replaced by the defined contribution or individual account model. At the same time medical benefits for both retirees and employees are being cut or restructured to impose more costs on the recipients. These changes in turn generate fiscal pressures on Social Security, Medicare, and other mechanisms for social support. Where is America’s retirement policy headed?