Generally, ERISA covers any plan, fund, or program that provides sickness, accident, or disability benefits. This would include all short term
On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its launch of the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program
On May 22, Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta confirmed that the agency's "fiduciary advice rule" (the "Rule") would go into effect on June 9. At
The Department of Labor’s new overtime rules take effect December 1, 2016, and employers across the country are carefully reviewing and modifying
On August 25, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule on the circumstances in which state payroll deduction savings programs with an
Senator John Kerry has reintroduced the Fair Playing Field Act of 2012 (S. 2145), legislation that would limit the use of a federal “safe harbor” that allows businesses to treat workers as independent contractors for federal employment tax purposes, regardless of the employee’s actual status under the common law test.
Starting May 31, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL) will require employers to give participants and beneficiaries of 401(k) and similar plans disclosures regarding participant fees, expenses, and plan administrative costs.
The Department of Labor (DOL), Department of the Treasury, and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly issued proposed regulations regarding the Summary of Benefit Coverage (SBC).
Lawsuits involving investment selection and monitoring under 401(k) Plans are proliferating around the country against companies and their respective directors, officers and plan committees.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued Technical Release No. 2011-3 (the Technical Release), which sets forth new guidance regarding the use of electronic media to comply with the fee disclosure requirements for participant-directed individual account plans.