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  • Age discrimination
  • Benefits policies and practices
  • Collective bargaining
  • Deferred compensation
  • Employee stock ownership plans
  • Employee stock options
  • Enforcement
  • ERISA
  • ERISA litigation and plan disqualification
  • Executive compensation
  • Federal compliance and regulatory directives
  • Fiduciary duty and prohibited transactions
  • Health and welfare plans: reporting and disclosure
  • Health benefits

 

  • Health care reform
  • Investments
  • Legal issues
  • Multi-employer plans
  • Pension and tax legislation
  • Pension, profit-sharing and other retirement-type plans
  • Plan terminations
  • Retiree health benefits
  • Revenue rulings and procedures
  • Securities regulation
  • Social Security
  • State and local government plans
  • Tax policy and guidance

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ConocoPhillips Tops 401(k) Plans With Facebook Last in Bloomberg Rankings
July 29
ERISA Section 4062(e) Bill Approved By Senate Panel Would Change Liability Test
July 29
With Deal, Senate Clears Path to Vote On Highway Bill With Pension ‘Smoothing'
July 29
AT&T Granted PTE Allowing Contribution Of Subsidiary's Preferred Interests to Plan
July 29
Assemble Pay Ratio Data Sources Now To Ease Future Compliance, Practitioners Say
July 29
SEC Takes Aim at Money-Market Fund Runs As It Approves Rules Allowing Floating Prices
July 29
Disaster Relief Bill Would Ease Penalty on Plan Early Distributions
July 29
House Panel Approves Resolution Authorizing Lawsuit Against Obama
July 29
Labor-Sponsored Resolutions See Significant Fall in 2014, New Report Says
July 29
Detroit Workers, Retirees Endorse City's Benefit-Cutting Bankruptcy Plan
July 29
New Jersey Pension Fund Forecast to Get Investment Returns of More Than 16 Percent
July 29
Bill Aimed at Limiting ‘Pension Spiking' Heads to North Carolina Governor's Desk
July 29
Gains in Consumer Prices Eased Somewhat in June to 0.3 Percent
July 29
ERISA Advisory Council to Meet Aug. 19–21
July 29
EBSA Seeks to Extend DFVC Program Data Collection
July 29
House Approves Bill to Reclassify TSA Workers
July 29
Excluding Same-Sex Spouses May Land Self-Insured Plans in Court, Attorney Says
July 29
IRS Releases Draft Forms for Reporting Of Employee Health Coverage Under the ACA
July 29
New Guidance on ACA Premium Tax Credit Gives Details on Affordability Test Indexing
July 29
Fraudulent ACA Subsidy Applications Weren't Blocked, GAO Study Finds
July 29
Affordable Care Act Subsidy Loss Could Boost Premiums, Chase Away Insurers
July 29
Business Leaders Say ACA Taxes, Reporting Requirements Hindering Coverage
July 29
Employer Health-Care Plans Cover One-Tenth of Lowest-Paid Workers
July 29
Business Groups Express Backing for Bill To Repeal ACA Auto-Enrollment Provision
July 29
Insurers Refunding $332M to Consumers Under ACA Medical Loss Ratio Provision
July 29
Some Temporary, Seasonal Federal Workers Eligible for Health Benefits Under Proposal
July 29
Lawmakers Differ Over ACA's Effect On Future of Medicare Managed Care
July 29
Advocacy Groups, Lawmaker Urge Changes to Get Medicare Drug Savings
July 29
IRS Posts Draft of Small-Business ACA Form
July 29
Attorneys Make Predictions, Offer Advice, To ESOP Sponsors Following Dudenhoeffer
July 29
Dignity Health Pension Plan Not Established By Church, Is ERISA-Exempt, Judge Rules
July 29
Appeals Courts Hand Obama Administration Mixed Results in Tax Credit Rule Decisions
July 29
ACA Supporters Predict Ruling Against Subsidies Won't Go Into Effect
July 29
Obama Administration Says It Will ‘Augment' Accommodation on Contraception Coverage
July 29
State Street Agrees to $60M Settlement Of Challenges to Foreign Exchange Trades
July 29
ABA-Based Retirement Plan Corporation Isn't Tax-Exempt ‘Business League,' 7th Cir. Rules
July 29
No Fee Award for Winning ERISA Defendant; Court Finds No Bad Faith by Plaintiff
July 29
Wisconsin Hospital Wins Attorneys' Fees In Two Insurer Pre-Certification Disputes
July 29
Seventh Circuit Rules for Teamsters Retiree Seeking Higher Monthly Pension Benefits
July 29
Vitamins Meet Medical Treatment Definition, 8th Cir. Rules in Approving Benefits Denial
July 29
Retirees Win Federal Court Bid for Jury Trial; Lawsuit Alleges Benefit Caps Violated CBAs
July 29
Wisconsin Senator's ACA Subsidy Lawsuit For Congressional Members, Aides Dismissed
July 29
Home Health-Care CEO Owed Severance, Court Finds
July 29
Court Nixes Fiduciary Breach Claim Against Ford
July 29
Court Allows Discovery Into MetLife's Paid Physician
July 29
Former Nexstar Employee's ERISA Claims Dismissed
July 29
Court Denies Enforcement of Disability Settlement
July 29
Court: Air-Ambulance Service Lacks ERISA Standing
July 29
Great American Wins Accident Benefit Dispute
July 29
Disability Plan Participant Wins $56K Fee Award
July 29
View From Groom: Taking the ‘Risk' Out of De-Risking— Issues to Keep in Mind When Terminating a SERP
July 29
Report: Saving 15 Percent Means Secure Retirement
July 29
Fidelity: Average IRA Contributions Up 5.7 Percent
July 29
Survey: Liability Concerns Weigh on New Trustees
July 29
23 Percent Don't Get Full DC Match, Survey Finds
July 29
Average DC Plan Balance Up 12 Percent, Aon Says
July 29
Employers May Take Wellness Approach Toward Retirement Savings, Speaker Says
July 22
Caution Needed Before Deciding to Opt Out Of New Premium Rule, PBGC Official Says
July 22
Mercer: Congress Should Resist Further Increases to PBGC Premiums
July 22
Conyers Introduces Bill Protecting Workers, Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcy Cases
July 22
House Passes Short-Term Highway Patch Funded With Some Pension Smoothing
July 22
EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance On Pregnancy Bias Under PDA and ADA
July 22
CEO Performance Pay Grows With the Rising Market, Report Says
July 22
GAO Report on Form 5500 Provides Good Suggestions, Analyst Says
July 22
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Covering Waivers and Plan Funding
July 22
IRS Sets Applicable, Adjusted Federal Interest Rates for August
July 22
House Passes Bill Backers Say Will Boost Giving; White House Threatens Veto
July 22
Updated Circular 230 Posted on IRS Website
July 22
IRS Seeks Comment on ERISA 204(h) Notice
July 22
House Passes Bill Slashing IRS Funding 13 Percent
July 22
ACT Recommends Pre-Approved Program Expansion
July 22
House Passes Bill to Change TSP Default Fund
July 22
IRS Seeks Comments on Employer Safe Harbor Rules
July 22
Plans That Drop Contraceptive Coverage Must Make Expedited Disclosures, DOL Says
July 22
Constitutional Experts, Lawmakers Debate Merits of House Lawsuit Against Obama
July 22
U.S. Senate Rejects Bill Mandating Birth-Control Insurance in Companies
July 22
U.S. Territories Receive Exemption From Major ACA Insurance Market Rules
July 22
Recent SCOTUS Benefit Decisions Pose New Questions for Litigation, Panelists Say
July 22
RBC Capital's Wealth Accumulation Plan Likely Subject to ERISA, Fifth Circuit Rules
July 22
Eighth Church Plan Challenge Filed; Cases Now Pending in Six Circuits
July 22
Unpaid Employer Contributions Not Assets Of Plan; Officers Not Liable for $543K Deficit
July 22
Fifth Circuit Vacates BP Stock Drop Case, Remands in Light of Supreme Court Decision
July 22
Central States Strikes Out Against Insurers; Another Circuit Rejects Bid for Money Award
July 22
Suit Seeking $837K From American Apparel Belongs in State Court, Federal Judge Rules
July 22
Providers Don't Have ERISA Standing By Taking Payments From BCBS, Court Says
July 22
Detroit Retirees, Workers Plead For End to Bankruptcy Pain at Hearing
July 22
$210K Withdrawal Liability Not Discharged In Prior Bankruptcy, District Court Finds
July 22
Expedia CEO's Stock Vesting Upheld, Del. Court Dismisses Shareholder Suit
July 22
Horizon's Ingenix Settlement Approved, Class Members Obtain No Monetary Relief
July 22
Judge Sanctions Foot Locker's Destruction Of Evidence in Cash Balance Plan Challenge
July 22
ERISA Preempts Quincy, Mass. Ordinance, First Circuit Voids Apprenticeship Mandate
July 22
Eighth Circuit Orders Plumbing Company To Continue Contributing to Benefit Fund
July 22
Exec's Stock Award Breach Claims Axed, Court Finds Resignation Prevented Vesting
July 22
Dental Plan Participant Wins $78K in Attorneys' Fees
July 22
Expert Analysis: Using Simulation to Assist Courts in Assessing the Prudence of Retirement Plan Investment Decisions
July 22
401(k) Balances Up 12.9 Percent, Fidelity Says
July 22
Survey: Participants Keen on Auto Deferral Increases
July 22
401(k) Mutual Fund Fees Continue Decline, ICI Says
July 22
IRS Rev. Rul. 2014-19 Setting Applicable, Adjusted Federal Interest Rates for August
July 22
PBGC Rates
July 22
PBGC Announces 4062(e) Enforcement Halt, To Issue Guidance Instead of New Regulation
July 15
PBGC Director Gotbaum to Step Down In August; Groups Praise His Efforts
July 15
Practitioners Say QLAC Rules Widen Choices, But Plans May Be Reluctant to Offer Them
July 15
Plan Sponsors, Service Providers State Issues With Form 5500, GAO Says
July 15
House, Senate Panels Advance Highway Bills That Include Pension ‘Smoothing' Provisions
July 15
Standardized Target Date Fund Illustrations Would Be Confusing, Misleading, Groups Say
July 15
Pension Advance Transaction Firms Use ‘Questionable' Practices, GAO Report Says
July 15
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Covering De-Risking, Minimum Distribution, IRAs
July 15
Broader Exclusions From 162(m)(6) Rules Needed, ABA Tax Section Recommends
July 15
Bill Requires Corporations to Give Workers, Retirees Fair Treatment in Bankruptcy
July 15
IRS Partially Withdraws Proposed Rule On Annual IRA Rollover Limits
July 15
SEC May Act Soon on Proposed Fees, Floating Price for Risky Money Funds
July 15
House Republicans, Democrats Share Goal Of Answers to OPM Phased Retirement Rule
July 15
BT Group Adds Longevity Insurance To Limit Risks of Its Pension Plan
July 15
Calculations of Public Pension Underfunding Are Masking Extent of Problems, Report Says
July 15
Two California Pensions Upgraded By Moody's on Funding Legislation
July 15
Detroit Voting Deadline Sets Stage For Final Bankruptcy Showdown
July 15
Pennsylvania Governor Signs Budget, Chides Leaders for Ignoring Pension Costs
July 15
IRS Issues July Rates for Determining Present Value of Defined Benefit Plans
July 15
Broader Definition of Dependent May Help More Working Caregivers, CRS Report Says
July 15
IRS to Hold Phone Forum on Impact of Windsor
July 15
Milliman: Plan Funding Levels Crept Up in June
July 15
Mercer Reports Small Gains in Plan Funding for June
July 15
Employee Plans to Participate in IRS Tax Forums
July 15
IRS Seeks Comment on Continued Use of Forms
July 15
Boehner Says House to Sue Obama Over No Vote to Health-Care Mandate Waiver
July 15
Sen. Reid Says Legislation to Counter Hobby Lobby Headed for Senate Floor
July 15
Go Easy on COBRA Model Notice Changes, Allow Electronic Delivery, Groups Urge DOL
July 15
Taft-Hartley Plans Must Adapt, Compete In ACA Era, Cigna Insurance Official Says
July 15
New Laws Give Small Employers More Time For ACA Compliance, Clarify Cost Disclosure
July 15
Illinois Referendum to Ask Voters for Opinion On Insurance Coverage for Birth Control
July 15
EmblemHealth Reaches Agreement With N.Y. Over Denied Mental Health Claims
July 15
CRS: Three Major ACA Proposals in the Works
July 15
Church Plan Challengers Win 3rd Victory; Magistrate Agrees With Majority Position
July 15
Xerox Phantom Account Claims Waived, Court Reconsiders Judgment for Employee
July 15
Eighth Circuit OKs Windstream's Reduction Of Retiree Health Benefits, Finds No Vesting
July 15
Court Kills Most Claims Against Meriter Plan, Allows Fiduciary Breach Claim to Continue
July 15
J.C. Penney ESOP Participants File Suit, Claim Stock Price Was Artificially Inflated
July 15
Sixth Circuit Orders Anheuser-Busch to Pay Increased Pensions to Former Employees
July 15
Rolls-Royce Incentive Plan Not Subject To ERISA; Employee's Benefit Claim Fails
July 15
American Airlines Pilot Loses Challenge To Benefit Calculation in Sixth Circuit
July 15
Fidelity Agrees to $12M Settlement In Suits by Profit-Sharing Plan Participants
July 15
Class Counsel Obtain $11.5M Fee Award After $46M Deal With Colgate-Palmolive
July 15
Supreme Court Grants Injunctive Relief To College in ACA Contraception Case
July 15
Ex-CalPERS CEO Pleads Guilty To Bribery Conspiracy Over Fees
July 15
CalPERS May Not Get Special Protection When a City Goes Bankrupt, Judge Says
July 15
10th Cir. OKs Sun Life's Benefit Offset, Disagrees With 1st Cir. on Veterans Benefits
July 15
5th Cir. Affirms MetLife's Benefit Denial In Alleged Lunesta-Influenced-Suicide Case
July 15
Eighth Circuit Affirms Medtronic's Denial Of Benefits, Finds No Procedural Irregularity
July 15
6th Cir.: Executive May Arbitrate Claims, Earlier Litigation Stance Not Preclusive
July 15
Court Halts Cincinnati Bidding Ordinance, Finds ERISA May Preempt Provisions of Law
July 15
Judge Nixes $3.5M Settlement for Premera, Expresses Doubt Over 35 Percent Fee Award
July 15
Court Finds No Assignment in BCBS Montana Claims
July 15
Fourth Circuit Affirms LINA Eligibility Determination
July 15
Court Awards Unum $51K LTD Benefits Repayment
July 15
Unum Wins $33K in Fees After Reimbursement Suit
July 15
View From Proskauer: Developing Issues and Litigation Arising Under the Federal Mental Health Parity Act and the Affordable Care Act
July 15
Survey: Half of DB Sponsors May Transfer Plan Risk
July 15
Survey: Employers Less Concerned About ACA Impact
July 15
Learning Curve Steep for HSA Owners, Survey Finds
July 15
HSA/HDHP Enrollments Up 12 Percent, Report Says
July 15
Survey: Most HSAs Ended 2012 With Leftover Funds
July 15
Knowledge Raises Investment Returns, Council Says
July 15
IRS Notice 2014-43 Updating Weighted Average Interest Rates, Yield Curves, Segment Rates for July
July 15
Treasury, IRS Modify Tax Code Rules To Expand Access to Retirement Annuities
July 8
PBGC Multiemployer Program at High Risk Of Insolvency by 2025, Agency Report Says
July 8
Vanishing Coal-Mine Jobs Squeeze Pension at Risk of U.S. Rescue
July 8
Great-West Eyes More Acquisitions In Retirement Market After JPMorgan Buy
July 8
N.J. Governor Slashes Pension Payments, Vetoes Tax Hikes in Fiscal 2015 Budget
July 8
Complex Path Ahead in Post-Deadline FATCA Universe, Practitioners Say
July 8
New IRS List Shows 80,000 Institutions Have Registered for Direct FATCA Reporting
July 8
Georgia University System Extends Plan Tax Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses
July 8
Pennsylvania's Governor Won't Sign Budget On Pension Concerns, Will Work on Overhaul
July 8
Proxy Advisers Must Disclose Conflicts, Relationships, SEC Staff Guidance Says
July 8
Competing Social Security Bills Expose Potential Divide on Ideas for Overhaul
July 8
Technical Corrections to FATCA Expand Offshore Income Withholding Exception
July 8
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Covering Individual Retirement Accounts
July 8
Variable Annuity Providers Should Review SEC Staff Guidance on Fund Use of Swaps
July 8
Detroit Suburb Gets Emergency Manager As Pension Obligations Contribute to Woes
July 8
IRS Seeks Comment on Extended Approval for Forms
July 8
IRS Updates Guidelines for Information Returns
July 8
Form 5307, Instructions Revised by IRS
July 8
Proposed Rule Calls for Tax Levies to Apply to TSP
July 8
High Court Decision Worsens Pain Of ACA Birth Control Compromise
July 8
ACA Birth Control Benefits Under Pressure From Court Ruling
July 8
Final Small-Business Tax Credit Regulations ‘Game Changer' for Firms Mulling Coverage
July 8
Part D Pays 32 Percent More Than Medicaid for Drugs, Report Finds
July 8
Employers Requiring Employees to Pay More As Health Costs Continue to Rise, PwC Finds
July 8
Resumption of Steep Health Cost Growth In U.S. Might Increase Pressure on System
July 8
Georgia Names Second Administrator For 2015 State Health Benefit Plan
July 8
IRS Corrects Sentence in Premium Payments Rule
July 8
Dudenhoeffer Poses Causation Questions, Might Increase Litigation, Speakers Say
July 8
For-Profit, Closely Held Corporations Can Opt Out of Contraceptive Mandate
July 8
After Dismissal of Fuller, SunTrust Targeted By New Challenge to Proprietary Funds
July 8
Supreme Court Vacates Fifth Circuit Opinion, Remands in Light of Dudenhoeffer Ruling
July 8
ACA Supporters, Opponents React To High Court's Contraception Ruling
July 8
Illinois Supreme Court Voids Law Modifying Retiree Health-Care Benefits
July 8
Tenth Circuit Affirms LTD Benefit Denial, Finds Service of Complaint Insufficient
July 8
Court Rules Against Reliance in Lawsuit For AD&D Benefits After Pulmonary Embolism
July 8
Court Awards Welfare Plan $1.1M Lien Over Medical Malpractice Settlement Funds
July 8
Health Plan Sponsors Sue BCBS Michigan, Claim Insurer Hid Administrative Fees
July 8
Change in Prescription Drug Program Didn't Violate Police CBA, Court Says
July 8
Sixth Circuit Rejects Fund's Equitable Claims, Agrees With Fifth Circuit, District Courts
July 8
Supreme Court Orders 2nd Cir. to Reconsider Stock-Drop Claims Against Lehman Bros.
July 8
11th Cir. Enjoins Government From Enforcing Contraceptive Mandate Against TV Network
July 8
High Court Won't Hear US Airways Case, Denies Pilots' Challenge to PBGC Decisions
July 8
Supreme Court Declines to Review Ruling That Former Alcon Exec Violated Noncompete
July 8
Supreme Court Orders 9th Cir. to Reconsider Win for Amgen Workers Post-Dudenhoeffer
July 8
1st Cir. Axes $13M Fiduciary Breach Award, Closes Retained Asset Accounts Circuit Split
July 8
Fourth Circuit Rejects Equitable Claims; Employer Not Fiduciary of Life Insurance Plan
July 8
Court Denies Officer's Legal Defense Plan Claim
July 8
2nd Cir. Affirms $847K Withdrawal Liability
July 8
Court Finds No Breach of VP's Employment Contract
July 8
Eleventh Circuit Affirms $1.5M Exchange Act Verdict
July 8
Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements: Cutting a Path Through the Regulatory Thicket
July 8
Roth IRA Holders Outpace Others on Contributions
July 8
Survey: Don't Tie Wellness Programs to Premiums
July 8
Cash Balance Adoption Up 22 Percent, Report Says
July 8
Fewer ESOPs, but More Participants, Report Says
July 8
MEETINGS
July 8
Hedge Fund Stock Options Get Green Light As IRS Clarifies Exemption, Attorneys Say
July 1
Section 162(m) Pitfalls Can Be Avoided With Proper Procedures, Speakers Say
July 1
Non-Governmental 457(b) Plans Risky to Administer, Speaker Says
July 1
New Unemployment Compensation Bill Includes Pension ‘Smoothing' Provisions
July 1
IRS Issues Private Letter Rulings Covering Rollovers, Church and Governmental Plans
July 1
Highway Plan Stalls; Pension ‘Smoothing,' Inherited IRA Changes Discussed as Offsets
July 1
IRS Should Update Terms for Church Plans, Schools in Listing of Required Modifications
July 1
A Year After Windsor, More Employers Give Benefits to Same-Sex Couples, Survey Finds
July 1
Many Regret Taking Plan Loans Or Wouldn't Do It Again, Survey Finds
July 1
Hiking Pension Premiums Would Hurt PBGC If Employers Exit Pension System, Study Says
July 1
Public Pension Funding Shortfalls Will Widen Under New Accounting Rules
July 1
Secrecy in Pensions Triggers Legislative Brawl in North Carolina
July 1
EBSA Proposed Rule on Electronic Filing For Top-Hat, Training Plans Sent to OMB
July 1
SEC Commissioner Urges Pension Funds To Take Active Role in Corporate Governance
July 1
Group Finds Losing Directors Remain In Office, Calls for New SEC Disclosure Rules
July 1
IRS Issues New Guidance to Ease FATCA Reporting, Withholding Compliance for FFIs
July 1
Form W-8BEN-E Instructions Leave Questions For Withholding Agents, Practitioners Say
July 1
Private Equity Firm Violated Pay-to-Play Rules, SEC Alleges
July 1
New Principles Standard in Circular 230 Applauded as Covered Opinion Rules Die
July 1
Texas Bar Tax Section Seeks New Exemptions To Circular 230 Contingent Fee Prohibitions
July 1
Senate Panel Approves Bill to Change TSP Default Fund for Federal Workers
July 1
California Governor Signs Legislation To Close Teacher Pension Funding Gap
July 1
IRS Announces Practitioner Disciplinary Sanctions
July 1
IRS to Hold July Phone Forum on 403(b) Plans
July 1
IRS Seeks Comment on Plan Distributions Form
July 1
PBGC Seeks OMB's OK for Service Delivery Feedback
July 1
Treasury, IRS Release Final Rules On ACA Small-Business Tax Credit
July 1
Stronger Economy, Specialty Drug Use Seen Leading to Higher Employer Costs
July 1
GAO Report on 2013 Small Group Premiums Sets Up Benchmark for Future Comparisons
July 1
Los Angeles County Approves Overhaul Of Retiree Health-Care Obligations
July 1
CMS Not Seeing Improvement in Plans' Audit Performance, Despite Memorandums
July 1
MedPAC Urges CMS to Suspend Policy On Drug Payments for Hospice Enrollees
July 1
New ACO Rules for Second Round Of Contracts Land at OMB for Review
July 1
Treasury Asks OMB to Review Form 8941
July 1
DOL Issues FMLA Same-Sex Spouse Proposal
July 1
High Court Kills Presumption of Prudence, Gives Some Hope to ESOP Fiduciaries
July 1
Claims for Benefits Against CIGNA Denied, Court Finds Database Use Not Unreasonable
July 1
Federal Court in Illinois Denies College Injunction Against Enforcement of Mandate
July 1
Court Permanently Enjoins Moen Inc. From Terminating Retiree Health Benefits
July 1
D.C. Cir. Joins Circuit Split in Ruling Exhaustion Isn't Required for Breach Claims
July 1
District Courts Enjoin Obama Administration From Enforcing Mandate Against Nonprofits
July 1
Retired Sprint Employee Can't Maintain Equitable Estoppel Claim, Court Finds
July 1
Fifth Circuit Tosses Fund's Equitable Claims; Related Rulings Expected From Other Circuits
July 1
11th Cir. Affirms MetLife's LTD Denial; No Error in Failure to Look at Extra Evidence
July 1
Parties Can Agree to ‘Partisan' Arbitrators; First Circuit Affirms $46K Arbitration Award
July 1
JPMorgan Chase Employee's Benefit Claim Time-Barred by Michigan Law, 6th Cir. Rules
July 1
CareFirst Exec Fails to Persuade High Court To Review Maryland ERISA Preemption Ruling
July 1
5th Cir.: Transit Workers' Benefit Claims Improperly Dismissed for Lack of Jurisdiction
July 1
New Jersey Gov. Christie Wins Round Against Unions in Fight Over Pension Cuts
July 1
Chiropractors Claim Offsets Violate ERISA, File Class Action Against UnitedHealth
July 1
Retirees Sue Energizer Holdings Seeking Vested Life Insurance, Medical Benefits
July 1
Court Dismisses Retiree Benefit Action, Warns Employer About Forum Shopping
July 1
Court Certifies Class Action Challenging PwC Cash Balance Plan Calculations
July 1
Wisconsin Hospital Wins Second Case Seeking Reimbursement, Has Standing to Sue
July 1
J&J Gets Summary Judgment In N.J. Derivative Suit Over Ex-CEO's Pay
July 1
Philadelphia Religious Groups Fail to Get Contraceptive Mandate Preliminary Injunction
July 1
Court: Firm Didn't Breach Retirement Agreement
July 1
Court: Former Prudential Exec's Benefits Didn't Vest
July 1
LTD Participant Awarded $76K in Fees, Costs
July 1
Court: Health Plan Doesn't Qualify for Safe Harbor
July 1
Court OKs Derivative ERISA Claims Against CareFirst
July 1
Court Denies Former Employee Claims for Severance
July 1
MetLife Validly Limited Life Insurance Benefits
July 1
ACA Shared Responsibility Reporting: The Key To IRS's Penalty Tax Assessment and the Data Key to the Employer's Defense
July 1
Survey: More on Track to Hit Retirement Income Goal
July 1
TDF Fees Down for Second Straight Year, Report Says
July 1
Survey: Many Prioritize Vacations Over Retirement
July 1
Total U.S. Retirement Assets $23 Trillion, ICI Says
July 1