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Employee Benefit Plans in a Post-Roe World: Avoiding Criminal Liability and Other Considerations
June 30, 2022
Employers with a wider regional or national footprint may find themselves faced with questions from employees regarding access to abortion services. In the following, we discuss several options for employee benefit plans and the risks associated with each plan of action.
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No, Your CEO Did Not Really File For Unemployment Benefits
July 9, 2020
According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, scammers are filing claims for benefits using the names and personal information of people who are not, in fact, unemployed.
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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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