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Know your role: am I a "settlor" or a "fiducary"?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

When making decisions about benefit plans, plan sponsors should at least take some time to consider what role they are playing


Does ERISA preempt breach of contract claims on employment agreements? Yes and no.
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

Employment agreements and offer letters that make reference to employee benefits can create a whole host of potential problems


I can't find my spouse: QJSA waivers for disappearing spouses
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

I can't find my spouse: believe it or not, benefit plan administrators hear that statement on a regular basis


A quick look at withdrawal liability for employers in the building and construction industry
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2012

Employers who contribute to multiemployer pension funds are more and more concerned with unfunded liability and potential withdrawal liability


Sick pay plans: does ERISA care?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2010

As of November 30, 2009, 15 states had proposed mandatory sick-leave laws to require employers to provide paid sick days to employees


EBSA proposed rule for annual notices for defined benefit plans
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2010

You might recall that The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) requires that administrators of all defined benefit plans (including multiemployer benefit plans) to provide an annual funding notice to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), plan participants and beneficiaries, labor organization representing participants or beneficiaries


Do you know the 2013 retirement plan limitations?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

Each year, the IRS announces cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for various retirement plans. Some of the key changes to limits for


I can't find my people: dealing with missing participants
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

Plans have participants, participants are people and people sometimes disappear


COBRA notices good when mailed to last known address (if you can prove you sent them)
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2012

In past entries, I have written about the ongoing struggle plan administrators face when trying to locate participants to provide notices


More guidance from the DOL on summary of benefits coverage
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2012

On May 11, the Department of Labor issued Part 9 of its FAQ series related to implementation of PPACA