PENSION AND OTHER POSTRETIREMENT BENEFITS
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2019
|Retirement Benefits [Abstract]|
|PENSION AND OTHER POSTRETIREMENT BENEFITS||
NOTE 4. PENSIONS AND OTHER POSTRETIREMENT BENEFITS
We sponsor funded and unfunded domestic and foreign defined benefit pension and other postretirement benefit plans. Contributions to these plans were as follows:
We anticipate making additional defined benefit pension contributions during the remainder of 2019 of $90 million for our U.S. and U.K. pension plans. Approximately $91 million of the estimated $123 million of pension contributions for the full year are voluntary. These contributions may be made from trusts or company funds either to increase pension assets or to make direct benefit payments to plan participants. We expect our 2019 net periodic pension cost to approximate $64 million.
The components of net periodic pension and other postretirement benefit costs under our plans were as follows:
The entire disclosure for pension and other postretirement benefits.
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