Court Ruling Vacating DOL Rollover Guidance Isn't End Of Fiduciary Saga - Andrew Oringer, Pensions & Investments, March 1, 2023 (PDF)
Cybersecurity Issues – 2023 Joint TE/GE Council Employee Plans Annual Meeting
Cybersecurity Issues - Susan Rees, 2023 Joint TE/GE Council Employee Plans Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., February 23 - 24, 2023
Lawsuit Accuses Conagra of Shirking Pension Benefits
Lawsuit Accuses Conagra of Shirking Pension Benefits - Andrew Oringer, PLANSPONSOR, February 16, 2023 (PDF)
Employee Benefit Plans
Employee Benefits Plans - Barry Salkin, contributing author, Start-Up & Emerging Companies: Planning, Financing & Operating the Successful Business, ALM
Agencies Propose Expansion of Contraceptive Care Coverage
The Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the IRS (the “Agencies”) have issued proposed regulations that would expand access to contraceptive care coverage. Background. Under the ACA’s preventive services requirements,...
Secure Act 2.0 Brings a Litany of Retirement Changes
By Roberta Watson, Barry Salkin and Alex Olsen The SECURE Act 2.0 of 2022 (“SECURE 2.0”, or the “Act”) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023. SECURE 2.0 builds on the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (i.e.,...
Independent Review Prevents “Cat’s Paw” Liability in FMLA Retaliation Claim
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Parker v. United Airlines, Inc., has held that the “cat’s paw” theory of liability for FMLA retaliation or interference claims does not apply if the employer conducts an independent review of the evidence when making a final...
Delaware Law Expands Access to Retirement Plans
Delaware Law Expands Access to Retirement Plans - Marcia S. Wagner, SHRM, October 28, 2022 (PDF)
Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts - Boston Globe, October 28, 2022 (PDF)
Investors Flood into Fidelity’s Bitcoin Fund
“Investors Flood into Fidelity’s Bitcoin Fund” – Mark Greenstein, Ignites, June 2, 2022 (PDF)