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The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - May 2015
This month we focus on the EEOC's proposed rules concerning wellness programs.
United States
20 May 2015
EEOCís Proposed Wellness Regulations Add Burdensome Notice Requirement; Still Prohibit Mandatory HRAs
On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released proposed regulations covering wellness programs that involve disability-related inquiries or medical examinations.
United States
28 Apr 2015
Deja-Vu All Over Again: Congress Once Again Retroactively Increases Mass Transit Benefit Limits
Prior to the enactment of the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, mass transit commuters were only able to contribute a maximum of $130 per month on a pre-tax basis toward their transit expenses.
United States
16 Jan 2015
DOLís New Audit Focus? Health Plan Claims And Appeals And Hard To Value Assets
In recent talks and appearances, representatives of the U.S. Department of Labor have issued a warning about new areas of focus of DOL audits and enforcement actions.
United States
22 Nov 2014
IRS Issues Final And Proposed Hybrid Plan Regulations
On September 19, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service released additional final regulations clarifying the rules regarding hybrid defined benefit pension plans.
United States
15 Oct 2014
New Guidance On Locating Missing Participants For Terminated Defined Contribution Plans
The U.S. Department of Labor provided new guidance to plan fiduciaries of terminated defined contribution plans for locating missing and unresponsive participants.
United States
28 Aug 2014
IRS Says PCORI Fees Are Deductible
As employers plan for paying various health care reform fees, one question that arises is whether the fees owed are tax deductible.
United States
19 Jun 2013
U.S. Supreme Court Decision on DOMA May Impact Status of Children of Same-Sex Spouses for Employee Benefits Purposes
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defines marriage at the federal level as a legal union between one man and one woman and excuses states from any obligation to recognize same-sex marriages recognized in any other state.
United States
1 Jun 2013
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