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California Supreme Court Expands Employer Liability For Meal And Rest Period Violations
A new ruling by the California Supreme Court has increased the cost to employers of failing to provide non-exempt employees with routine meal and rest breaks as required by statute. California Labor Code section 226.7 provides that if an employer fails to provide its non-exempt employees with meal periods or rest breaks, the employee is entitled to "one hour of pay" for each missed break.
United States
 
7 Jun 2007
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DOL Eases Investment Diversification Notice Requirement For Certain Plans
On December 20, 2007, the Department of Labor ("DOL") released Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2006-03 (the "FAB") containing guidance for its staff, as well as plan sponsors and administrators, relating to certain notice requirements enacted under the Pension Protection Act of 2006 ("PPA").
United States
18 Jan 2007
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On The 401(k) Radar: Recent Litigation Over Fees and Proposed Regulations On Default Investments
Last month, nearly identical lawsuits alleging breach of fiduciary duties under ERISA were filed against seven large companies and certain of their officers, directors and employees in connection with fees paid from the assets of the companiesí 401(k) plans.
United States
27 Oct 2006
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Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans in the Section 409A Era
Recently-issued proposed regulations under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code provide guidance relating to the operational and documentary compliance requirements for nonqualified deferred compensation plans. This Alert summarizes the rules in the proposed regulations applicable to nonqualified deferred compensation plans, which are typically provided for the benefit of a select group of key employees as "top hat" plans.
United States
15 Dec 2005
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409A: What You Do (and Donít) Need to Consider Before Year-end
In the last few weeks of the year, employers may wish to review their compensation arrangements (including traditional nonqualified deferred compensation plans, discounted stock options and other covered arrangements) that are subject to Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code to determine whether any last-minute compliance is required.
United States
15 Dec 2005
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