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ERIC, as part of the Pension Coalition, which is a group of more than 100 trade associations, professional organizations and companies that collectively provide retirement benefits to millions of workers and retirees, unveiled a new study revealing the significant economic impact and job loss that would accompany the proposed billions of dollars in increases to PBGC premiums. More

Check out ERIC’s latest Focus on Benefits for Executives. This quarterly publication is designed to alert company management about several of the most important recent developments in the benefits arena that warrant their attention. More

ERIC as part of the Coalition to Protect Retirement launched a national campaign to safeguard retirement savings tax incentives. As part of the launch, the Coalition released a survey showing that Americans overwhelmingly oppose changing tax rules for retirement savings accounts. Learn more

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ERIC Files Comment Letter on Draft Forms and Instructions for ACA Reporting

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) recently filed comments with the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service on the draft forms and instructions for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements applicable to health plan coverage offered under employer-sponsored plans. … More

Some Benefits Proposals Could Emerge in Lame Duck

When Congress returned home to campaign for the November 4 elections, lawmakers left for themselves a substantial list of must-do issues for their lame duck (post-election) session. That session—which is of the current 113th Congress—is scheduled to start November 12. … More

Treasury Issues Final Hybrid Plan Rules and Proposed Regulations on Transition Issues

The U.S. Department of Treasury earlier today released final regulations regarding hybrid retirement plans, and proposed regulations concerning transitional amendments to satisfy the market rate of return rules for hybrid retirement plans.… More

ERIC Offers Support for Chairman Tiberi’s Bill to Provide Relief from Nondiscrimination Testing for Frozen DB Plans

In a statement submitted today to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) urged the subcommittee to protect and encourage the continuation of retirement plans by minimizing costs to maintain retirement plans, provide relief for frozen defined benefit plans, recognize the deferral nature of retirement savings, and critically evaluate proposals to change the system.… More

ERIC Applauds Senate for Approving Legislation Clarifying “Substantial Cessation of Operations” under ERISA Section 4062(e) and PBGC Enforcement Activity

Kathryn Ricard, ERIC Senior Vice President for Retirement Policy, today made the following statement in reaction to the Senate approving S. 2511, legislation to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act to clarify the definition of “substantial cessation of operations” for purposes of section 4062(e). … More

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