RR Donnelley

Pension Plan - RR Donnelley - Part A

Retirement Benefit Plan of

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (the “Plan”)

Part A (of Parts A and B) of Summary Plan Description for

RR Donnelley Component of the Plan

January 1, 2011

Members in the Plan are participants in one or more of the following Components of the Plan. If you are a participant in the RR Donnelley Component of the Plan, this Part A of the Summary Plan Description for that Component, together with Part B of the Summary Plan Description for the Plan, constitute your Summary Plan Description for that Component.

RR Donnelley Component
RR Donnelley Printing Companies Component
Haddon Component
Banta Employees Component
Banta Book Group Component
Banta Danbury Component
Banta Specialty Converting Component
Moore Wallace Component


Contents

Introduction1

Recent Plan Mergers1

Your Summary Plan Description2

Who Is Eligible3

General Information3

If You Terminate Employment or Become Ineligible5

If You Are Rehired or Again Become Eligible5

For Employees of New Participating Subsidiaries and Other New Participating Employers5

If You Are Transferred to an Employer That Participates in a Different Component6

If You Are Transferred to an Affiliate6

What "Service" Means8

Service Hours8

Vesting Service8

Benefit Service9

Breaks in Service9

If You Are Not Vested Before a Break in Service9

If You Are Vested Before a Break in Service10

A Break in Service Example10

Special Provisions to Avoid a Break in Service10

Unpaid Approved Leaves and Leaves Covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)10

Military Service11

Your RR Donnelley Component Benefit12

How Your RR Donnelley Component Benefit Is Calculated12

Pensionable Earnings12

Benefit Formula13

Calculating Your RR Donnelley Component Benefit15

General Information15

The RR Donnelley Component’s Benefit Formula15

Example A15

Example B17

The RR Donnelley Component’s Enhanced Benefit Formula18

An Example20

Maximum Benefit Amount20

When You Receive Benefits21

Normal Retirement21

Early Retirement21

Late Retirement24

If You Return to Work24

Cash Balance Benefit25

Special Instances That May Impact Your RR Donnelley Component Benefit27

If You Terminate Employment Before Retirement27

If You Die28

If Your Marital or Domestic Partners Status Changes31

Marital or Domestic Partner Status31

Direct Rollovers by Beneficiaries31

If You Become Disabled – Cash Balance Benefit Only31

Forms of Payment32

Cash Balance Benefit32

Normal Forms of Payment32

Alternative Forms of Payment33

Electing an Alternative Form of Payment34

No Election34

Revoking an Election35

If the Plan’s Funding Level Falls Below Certain Percentages35

A Word About the RR Donnelley Component and Prior Plan Formulas36

General Information36

Pre-1979 Contributions36

Withdrawing Your Contributions36

If You Leave Your Contributions in the Component37

If You Die37

Special Provisions for Oregon Printing Industry Pension Plan ("OPI Plan") and R.R. Donnelley Norwest, Inc. Retirement Plan ("Norwest Plan")39

For Former OPI Plan Participants39

For Former Norwest Plan Participants40

Related Info


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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company 2013 Pension Summary Plan Description (SPD)
Part A; Part B
-Printable Versions
Banta Salaried Pension Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) 2010, 2011, 2012
Banta Hourly 2011 Pension Plan Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) Banta Specialty Converting; Banta Book Group; Danbury
Haddon Craftsmen Pension Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Cardinal Brands Pension Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) 2011, 2013
Check Printers Pension Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) 2011, 2013
Meredith Burda Pension Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) 2011, 2013
Bowne Pension Summary of Material Modifications (SMM) 2011, 2012,

2012 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan (5500)