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Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP | USA | 14 Mar 2018

Is Your Short Term Disability (STD) Covered by ERISA?

Generally, ERISA covers any plan, fund, or program that provides sickness, accident, or disability benefits. This would include all short term

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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 7 Mar 2018

Department of Labor Announces New Payroll Audit Pilot Program

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its launch of the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 30 May 2017

Compliance With the ERISA Fiduciary Advice Rule: Beginning June 9, 2017

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

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Mintz | USA | 12 Sep 2016

Employee Benefits and the New Overtime Rules

The Department of Labor’s new overtime rules take effect December 1, 2016, and employers across the country are carefully reviewing and modifying

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Trucker Huss APC | USA | 9 Aug 2016

The DOL Finalizes Its Safe-Harbor Rule on State-Sponsored IRAs

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

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Littler Mendelson PC | USA | 6 Mar 2012

Senate Bill targets worker misclassification

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.

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Faegre Baker Daniels LLP | USA | 10 Nov 2011

Department of Labor provides guidance on electronic disclosures of required fee and administrative information

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.

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Hodgson Russ LLP | USA | 31 Oct 2011

Agencies issue summary of benefit coverage guidance

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).

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 24 Oct 2011

401(k) liability on the horizon: are your plan fiduciaries protected?

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.

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 10 Oct 2011

U.S. Department of Labor issues new guidance on electronic disclosures under participant fee disclosure regulations

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.

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