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The EEOC’s New Proposed Rule: Long-Awaited Workplace Wellness Regulations

By Leila G. O’Carra

Last year, the EEOC sued three different employers (Honeywell, Orion and Flambeau),1 claiming that the companies’ workplace wellness programs violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. 586 more words

Employment Law

DOL looking to redefine term "fiduciary" - what that means for employer responsibilities

Am I a fiduciary? I never like to answer a question with a question but do you make decisions for the 401(k) plan on behalf of the company? 589 more words

Employee Benefits

Social Security Administration Verification

For this Sunscreen Moment, we discuss the importance of having correct Social Security numbers on file.


Who is your ERISA Plan Fiduciary? Use this 404c Compliance Checklist

404(c) Compliance Checklist

By complying with ERISA section 404(c), sponsors and other fiduciaries of retirement plans with participant-directed investments may shield themselves from liability for poor investment decisions made by plan participants. 596 more words

Business - General

ERISA Compliance FAQs: Fiduciary Responsibilities

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for employee benefit plans maintained by private-sector employers. ERISA includes standards of conduct for those who manage an employee benefit plan and its assets, who are called “fiduciaries.” This… 35 more words


The Scariest Benefit Plan Fraud

By Guest Blogger, Richard Fischer, CPA, CGMA | Louis Plung & Company LLP

ERISA is now more than 40 years old. Prior to ERISA, the only employee benefit plan that existed was the defined benefit plan. 526 more words

DOL Audit---Are you ready?

The Department of Labor (DOL) has broad authority to investigate or audit an employee benefit plan’s compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Audits are performed by the DOL’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). 148 more words