Tag: Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)


Employer-Provided Abortion, Travel Benefits: An Overview of Legal Considerations

August 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, many companies have announced plans to assist employees in accessing abortion services, including providing travel assistance to employees located in states where abortion […]


Ruling Helps Employers Ending Union Pension Funding

November 15, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Michigan employers) recently issued a long-awaited decision about the appropriateness of interest rate assumptions used by union pension funds to calculate withdrawal liability. The court affirmed a district court’s opinion holding […]

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Are Your Participant Education Programs Failing?

March 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Many 401(k) plan sponsors seek to reduce their potential fiduciary liability by electing to be a Section 404(c) plan. Under Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Section 404(c), a fiduciary is not liable for losses in the plan resulting from […]


DOL Proposal Can Help Small Employers Offer Retirement Plans, But Risks Remain

October 25, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing a mechanism to help small businesses offer retirement plans to their employees, but although the proposal may ease the way for some employers, it doesn’t eliminate all complications. The DOL announced a […]