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Family Ties: Connecticut Passes Paid Family And Medical Leave
Connecticut enacted a paid family and medical leave law, which provides paid leave to eligible employees and expand allowable reasons for such leave.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Hot Off The Presses: Latest 401(k) Trends & Developments
Diane M. Morgenthaler and Jeffrey M. Holdvogt recently presented the webinar "Student Loan Benefits and Other 401(k) Developments" at the Worldwide Employee Benefits Network
United States
26 Jun 2019
Piling On: Corporations Support the New York Times in Multiemployer Pension Calculation Dispute
Several large employers are disputing how much money the New York Times owes a union multiemployer pension fund.
United States
26 Feb 2019
Clear As Mud: Defined Benefit Plan Liability With Facility Sales, Restructurings And Cessations
In certain cases of a facility sale, restructuring or cessation, recently released information by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
United States
14 Jan 2019
Tax Reform Surprises And Strategies With The New 162(m) Rules
Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) previously limited the tax deduction to $1M annually for covered employee compensation paid by a company that is publicly traded, subject to some important exceptions.
United States
28 Feb 2018
Going Up But Never Down | 2018 ERISA Penalties
The Department of Labor announced increased penalties for employee benefit plans under ERISA.
United States
19 Feb 2018
Tax Breaks In The New Hurricane Legislation For Employers And Taxpayers
The employer's trade or business must be in a county declared a major disaster area by the president of the United States.
United States
15 Nov 2017
New Hurricane Legislation Grants Additional Distribution, Withdrawal And Loan Relief For Certain Retirement Plan Participants
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has not yet provided needed guidance on the new law.
United States
10 Nov 2017
McDermott Announces Determination Letter Replacement Program, Addressing The Gap In Retirement Plan Compliance
CHICAGO, IL (October 9, 2017) – Since the announcement by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that sponsors of individually designed retirement plans may no longer receive a periodic determination letter...
United States
17 Oct 2017
View From McDermott: Hurricane Survival Guide For Employee Benefit Plans And Employers
According to U.S. News & World Report, estimates for the cost of Hurricane Harvey's damage have come in as high as $190 billion, and damage estimates for Hurricane Irma are still rolling...
United States
12 Oct 2017
Extension Of Nondiscrimination Relief To Certain Closed Defined Benefit Plans
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently extended the temporary nondiscrimination relief for closed defined benefit plans.
United States
10 Oct 2017
Hurricane Harvey Relief For Employee Benefit Plans
The list may be expanded as the impact of Hurricane Harvey is assessed.
United States
12 Sep 2017
ERISA Basics National Institute: Section 401(k) Plans
A 401(k) plan has a qualified cash or deferred arrangement that is part of a profit sharing plan or stock bonus plan.
United States
18 Nov 2016
IRS Announces Employee Benefit Plan Limits For 2017
The table below compares the applicable dollar limits for certain employee benefit programs and the Social Security wage base for 2016 and 2017.
United States
29 Oct 2016
DOL Significantly Increases Some Penalties For ERISA Violations
After the 45-day comment period on the IFR lapses, the DOL will publish final regulations.
United States
27 Jul 2016
DOL Official Says Office Is Investigating Large Defined Benefit Plans Regarding Locating And Paying Terminated Vested Participants
Recent comments from an official with the Department of Labor (DOL) indicate that the DOL's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has begun investigating large defined benefit plans...
United States
14 Apr 2016
Reportable Event Changes For Pension Plans Effective January 1, 2016
Effective January 1, 2016, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) altered the reportable event rules for defined benefit pension plans.
United States
2 Dec 2015
IRS Announces Employee Benefit Plan Limits For 2016
The table below compares the applicable dollar limits for certain employee benefit programs and the Social Security wage base for 2015 and 2016.
United States
23 Oct 2015
DOL Provides Greater Flexibility For Distribution Of Annual Participant Fee Disclosure Effective Immediately
Because the DOL structured the amendment as a direct final rule, it could technically be withdrawn prior to June 17, 2015, if it generates significant adverse comments.
United States
22 Apr 2015
Supreme Court Rejects Sixth Circuit’s Yard-Man Inferences In M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett
Prior to Tackett, a circuit split existed regarding the interpretation of CBAs that provide retiree welfare benefits.
United States
19 Feb 2015
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