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New projects and updates from the IRS Employee Plans Compliance Unit

USA - October 6 2015 The IRS Employee Plans Compliance Unit (EPCU) recently announced two new projects and updated two others. In each case EPCU is using compliance…

Kara M. Brunk

Access to employee benefit records - take action now to avoid issues later

USA - August 17 2015 Today, many records relating to employee benefits reside with vendors administering those benefit plans (including forms mandated by statute and…

What does the latest EEOC guidance mean for wellness plans?

USA - May 12 2015 ​For years employers have been designing their wellness plans to satisfy the requirements of the HIPAA regulations. While the HIPAA compliance roadmap…

2015 limits for benefit plans

USA - January 10 2015 Limits on Benefits and Contributions Elective deferral: 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans Catch-up: 401(k), 403(b) & 457(b) plans Annual additions:…

Hugh W. Davis II, Eugene S. Griggs, C. Marcus Harris, Kelsey N. H. Mayo

EEOC sues alleging employer’s “so-called voluntary” wellness plan violated ADA

USA - September 30 2014 In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Orion Energy Systems, Inc., filed last month, the EEOC alleged that an employer violated the ADA…