With nearly half of America’s workforce, 78 million people, without a retirement plan, Prudential is advocating that Congress pass a law to include automatic IRAs and multiple small employer plans in the Pension Protection Act of 2006.

“The inclusion will help extend the benefits of the Pension Protection Act to all working Americans, regardless of the size of their employer,” Prudential said in a whitepaper that estimates 30 million people work for a company with 100 or fewer workers.

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