Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans
|6 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2020
|Retirement Benefits [Abstract]|
|Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans||Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans
The Company provides defined benefit pension and other postretirement plans to certain employees. Net periodic pension and other postretirement benefit cost for the plans included the following:
* Non-service components of pension and postretirement expense are included in other income (deductions), net.
Benefit payments under the Company's principal retirement plan are made from plan assets, while benefit payments under the postretirement benefit plan are made from the Company's operating funds. In response to coronavirus disease 2019 ("COVID-19"), the federal government passed a modified relief bill, which provides additional funding measures associated with IRS regulations. In accordance with this bill, the Company is no longer required to make contributions for fiscal 2020 to its principal retirement plan.
Note 11. Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Plans (continued)
Contributions made and anticipated for fiscal year 2020 are as follows:
The entire disclosure for pension and other postretirement benefits.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef