The US Department of Labor has issued deadline relief and other guidance to aid employers, employee benefit plans, plan participants and other service providers affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
A new Supreme Court ruling makes it easier for employees to bring lawsuits under ERISA by requiring that plan participants have "actual knowledge" of an alleged fiduciary breach before the three-year statute of limitations begins to run.
Updated to reflect IRS guidance issued on the expanded determination letter program.
Updated to reflect information on the status of the fiduciary rule.
This section helps HR professionals understand their recordkeeping responsibilities under ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, the FMLA and the PPACA.
Employers seeking to advise employees of any retirement benefits offered to employees as part of their overall benefits package should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.
Employment glossary definition of ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act).
HR guidance on complying with ERISA requirements.
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