404(c) Compliance ChecklistPosted on February 25th, 2019
Retirement plan sponsors and other fiduciaries may not be responsible for the poor investment decisions made by their participants, provided that their plans qualify as an ERISA Section 404(c) plan. This Plan Sponsor article lists some ways to help determine your compliance with ERISA Section 404(c).
10 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Retirement PlanPosted on February 22nd, 2019
Understanding fiduciary responsibilities is important for the security of a retirement plan and compliance with the law. Employers will find these questions helpful in determining what their responsibilities are in respect to their retirement plans.
Depression In the WorkplacePosted on February 20th, 2019
Depression is a debilitating disease that not only affects the person suffering from it, but also an employer’s bottom line. This article offers employers proactive ways to curtail depression in the workplace by identifying offering employees resources to tackle the disease.
Fiduciary ResponsibilitiesPosted on February 18th, 2019
Fiduciaries have important responsibilities and are subject to standards of conduct because they act on
behalf of participants in a retirement plan and their beneficiaries. This Plan Sponsor article explains the duties a fiduciary is expected to perform, and how to limit liability while doing so.
What is Blockchain Technology and How Will it Impact BusinessesPosted on February 15th, 2019
Learn how blockchain technology can help businesses instantly share, secure, verify and store records both internally and with third parties by reading this In the Know article.
Am I a Fiduciary?Posted on February 13th, 2019
To meet their responsibilities as plan sponsors, employers need to understand some basic rules, specifically the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). ERISA sets standards of conduct for fiduciaries. This article explains who is considered a fiduciary and what responsibilities go along with it.
Health Plan Rules for Employees Enrolled in MedicarePosted on February 11th, 2019
As more and more older Americans stay in the workforce, employers may have questions about how employees’ Medicare entitlement impacts their group health plan coverage. This Compliance Overview summarizes the legal rules that apply to employees enrolled in Medicare, including coordination of benefit rules, Medicare secondary payer rules and the special continuation coverage rules under COBRA.
HR Brief – February 2019Posted on February 8th, 2019
This month’s HR Brief examines how empathy can help retain your workers and informs about the proper way to calculate overtime pay.
Live Well, Work Well – February 2019Posted on February 6th, 2019
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. In honor of American Heart Month, this month’s issue discusses various ways to improve your heart health.
Benefits Buzz Newsletter – February 2019Posted on February 4th, 2019
This month’s Benefits Buzz discusses the upcoming Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines and the removal of the wellness plan incentive limits.