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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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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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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 6 Apr 2010

DOL issues safe harbor rule for timely deposit of contributions to small plans

The Department of Labor recently published a final rule that allows employee benefit plans with fewer than 100 participants to comply with time limits for the segregation and deposit of participant contributions to employer-sponsored pension and welfare benefit plans.

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Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd | USA | 10 Feb 2010

New 401(k) contribution deposit rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) has introduced new guidelines governing how soon employee contributions and participant loan repayments for small employer sponsored pension and welfare benefit plans must be deposited into the plan's trust accout.

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Stinson LLP | USA | 8 Feb 2010

Labor department approves new safe harbor for depositing employee contributions

Under current labor regulations last amended in 1996, sponsors of qualified retirement and health and welfare plans are required to transfer employee contributions withheld from wages as soon as those amounts can be reasonably segregated from the employer’s general assets, but not later than the 15th business day of the month following the end of the month in which the amounts would otherwise have been paid in cash.

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Holland & Knight LLP | USA | 27 Jan 2010

New safe harbor for timing of participant contributions to plans with less than 100 participants

On January 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule that provides a safe harbor for when participant contributions forwarded from an employer to a plan will be treated as having been contributed in a timely manner (the “New Contribution Rule”).

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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 22 Jan 2010

DOL issues safe harbor rule for timely deposit of contributions to small plans

Last week, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule which allows employee benefit plans with fewer than 100 participants to comply with time limits for the segregation and deposit of participant contributions to employer-sponsored pension and welfare benefit plans.

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Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP | USA | 22 Jan 2010

Small plan seven-day safe harbor for remitting participant contributions

On January 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued final regulations establishing a seven-day optional “safe harbor” period in which employers may remit participant contributions to certain ERISA-covered plans with fewer than 100 participants (small plans).

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Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd | USA | 18 Jan 2010

Docking in the new 401(k) safe harbor

As of January 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) provided a new safe harbor period for employee contributions deposited into small 401(k) plans and welfare plans.

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