31 Companies That Have Cut or Changed Their 401(k) Match

Workers at many of these companies must now fund retirement entirely on their own.

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401(k) matchless? Join the club. At least 31 major companies have cut or changed their contribution to employee 401(k) accounts since the financial crisis began. Most went into effect on the first of this year. Workers at many of these companies must now fund retirement entirely on their own.

Employers That Have Cut or Changed Their 401(k) Match and Effective Date

US Steel 01/01/2009

ShopNBC 01/01/2009

GateHouse Media 01/01/2009

Media News Group 01/01/2009

Sears Holding Corp. 01/31/2009

NCR Corp. 12/29/2008

Albany International Corporation 02/28/2009

Starbucks 01/01/2009

Keithley Instruments 01/01/2009

Unisys 01/01/2009

American Media 12/31/2008

Kemet 01/01/2009

FirstMerit 01/01/2009

FedEx 02/01/2009

GenCorp Inc. 01/15/2009

Motorola 01/01/2009

Momentive Performance Materials 01/01/2009

Boyd Gaming Corporation 01/01/2009

Resorts International Holdings L.L.C. 01/01/2009

Eastman Kodak 01/01/2009

Vail Resorts 01/01/2009

Ford unknown

Chrysler unknown

Station Casinos unknown

Intermountain Healthcare 01/01/2009

Cushman & Wakefield 01/01/2009

Lee Enterprises Inc. unknown

Entercom unknown

A.H. Belo Corporation 01/01/2009

General Motors 11/01/2008

Frontier Airlines Holdings Inc. unknown

Source: Pension Rights Center 

Also, these companies cut their 401(k) match during the last recession. Most firms resumed employer contributions when their bottom line improved. Please tell us about any companies we have missed below.