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Make Your Retirement Plan an Anti-Fraud Control

This Sunscreen Moment offers an idea on how your plan can be a “caddy” towards increasing the profitability of your company.

According to the most recent Association of Certified Fraud Examiners report, fraud can represent approximately 5% of a company revenue annually. 10 more words


To Have Or Not To Have Your Day In Court In A Long Term Disability Insurance Claim

Sorry, but almost certainly you will not have your day in court in a long-term disability insurance claim governed by ERISA (distinguished from an individual LTD policy, where you will be able to go to court and testify).  575 more words


Pick One And GO!

Do you enjoy committee work or participant facing activity? Pick one and GO! Are you a composer or a conductor? Pick one and GO!

Check your Broker/Dealer agreements with plan sponsors. 23 more words


ERISA’s 40th Birthday—Private Plan Performance

By Dallas Salisbury, EBRI

This week marks the 40th Labor Day since President Ford signed the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 into law. ERISA has been amended many times since then—as have Internal Revenue Code provisions that relate to ERISA-covered employee benefit plans. 861 more words


Oregon’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Judge Rules


Oregon’s prohibition on same-sex marriage conflicts with the United States Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection, newly appointed U.S. District Court Judge Michael McShane has held in a case filed on behalf of four couples in Multnomah County. 536 more words

Labor & Employment

Drive 55

How fast do you go on the highway? The speed limit or 9 miles per hour over the speed limit. If you are in North Jersey you can’t go the speed limit safely can you? 173 more words



The Internal Revenue Service, the Employee Benefits Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have released a set of interim final regulations and a set of proposed regulations related to coverage for recommended contraceptive services.  1,042 more words