Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2016
|Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans|
|Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans||
PENSION AND OTHER POSTRETIREMENT BENEFIT PLANS
Net periodic benefit cost for our pension and other postretirement benefit plans consisted of the following (in millions):
1 The special termination benefits were primarily related to North America refranchising and the Company's productivity, restructuring and integration initiatives. Refer to Note 2 and Note 11.
During the nine months ended September 30, 2016, the Company contributed $519 million to our pension plans, and we anticipate making additional contributions of approximately $180 million during the remainder of 2016. The Company contributed $92 million to our pension plans during the nine months ended October 2, 2015.
The entire disclosure for pension and other postretirement benefits.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef