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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


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


Beware of being overly generous with health benefits: the stop-loss conundrum
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

Often times, administrators of self-insured plans make decision based on particular circumstances


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


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


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


No COBRA for your FSA: not so fast!
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2011

When it comes to COBRA, we all understand it applies to the major medical health plan


Pension relief ahead? 2010 Pension Relief Act is now law
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2010

This morning, President Obama signed into law the "Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010" that includes a six-month so-called "doc-fix," pension funding relief, and an anti-Medicaid fraud information disclosure measure


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


Unions can indemnify employers if it's in the contract
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Back in 2009, we looked at a Third Circuit case called Pittsburgh Mack Sales v. IUOE, Local No. 66 that found that it was not against public policy to require a union to reimburse an employer for withdrawal liability