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Benefit Administrator Loses Discretionary Authority Because Reply to Benefit Appeal is Tardy
June 28, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations for administration of ERISA include specific deadlines for deciding appeals from rejected benefit claims.
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Debt or No Debt? Your Employees’ Future in the Balance
May 22, 2019
Debt can alter one’s future trajectory for good or for ill.  The latter is reflected in a recent article in the Wall Street Journal.
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A Clearly Written Plan Document Protects the Plan's Administrator from a Fiduciary Breach
April 22, 2019
What happens when employee benefit plan participants are not accurately informed of their rights? Who is liable for an error or a failure to inform a participant or beneficiary about their eligibility for benefits? The best protection for a plan fiduciary is often a clear, well-written current plan document.
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