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Employee handbooks must be updated to comply with Illinois andor California laws
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

New Illinois and California laws require most companies to post new notices and draft new policies for their employee handbooks. The Illinois Human


401(k) plan corrections can your company benefit from the new IRS guidance?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

On December 31, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Revenue Procedure 2013-12. This new Revenue Procedure modifies and supersedes


Free fiduciary responsibility webcasts - today & tomorrow
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

On Monday, March 21, 2011, the US Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration ("EBSA") announced that it will sponsor two "Getting It Right - Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities" webcasts this week


Delinquent filer voluntary compliance program updated
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

On Monday, January 28, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced technical updates to its Delinquent Filer Voluntary Compliance Program


Obamacare: we received a check from our insurance company. Can we keep the money?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

Maybe. On March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") added Section 2718 to the Public Health Services Act ("PHSA"). The


U.S. Department of Labor is investigating group health insurance plans
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

Recently, a client received a letter from the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") notifying them that their group health insurance plan would be audited


Failing to file a Form 5500 Annual Report
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

Generally, 401(k) plan sponsors must file a Form 5500 Annual Report by the last day of the seventh month after the plan year ends using the


There is no such thing as FMLA light duty
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • March 6 2013

Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the employer in a case where an employee filed suit contending


DOL reviewing electronic discolsure of employee benefit plan information
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

On April 7, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor published a Request for Information ("RFI") seeking views, suggestions and comments from interested parties (plan participants, beneficiaries, employers and other plan sponsors, plan administrators and service providers) regarding the use of electronic media by employee benefit plans


COBRA turns 25. Are you handling leaves of absence correctly?
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • April 18 2011

April 7, 2011 marked the 25th anniversary of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985