ERISA & Employee Benefits

Important Benefit Plan Provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

By Dannae Delano, Israel Goldowitz, Barry Salkin and Roberta Casper Watson

Stimulus Package Makes Major Changes with Respect to Employer Sponsored Benefit Plans

By Dannae Delano, Barry Salkin and Roberta Casper Watson

IRS New Guidance on State Unclaimed Property Laws and IRS Helpful Reminders on Missing Participants

By Susan Rees and Seth Gaudreau

Presidential Memorandum Stirs Long-Simmering Pension Issues

Employee benefits law often involves interaction between Congress, the Executive Branch, and the courts. That calls for an understanding of the politics of law reform and regulation. A recent presidential document illustrates the point.

Congress Considers Multiemployer Pension Reforms While Benefit Suspensions Loom

The U.S. Treasury Department has received an application by the American Federation of Musicians and Employers' Pension Fund (the "Plan") to suspend benefits under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. Multiemployer pension plans cover union-represented workers and are run by a board of trustees, half appointed by the union and half appointed by employers. Most provide a traditional ...