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Since 1976, The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) has remained the only organization in Washington, DC dedicated exclusively to the employee benefit and compensation interests of America’s largest companies. Learn 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

ERIC advocates and supports the strengthening of our voluntary system of retirement benefits that has enabled our members to offer benchmark retirement benefits to their active employees, retirees and their families. Visit ERIC's Retirement Policy Page

ERIC is a highly visible, effective advocate of market-based health care reform and ERISA preemption. We believe that improving the quality, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility of our health care system demands adherence to market principles that have made possible the success of major employer plans. Visit ERIC's Health Policy Page

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The Pension Coalition Fights to Stop PBGC Premium Increases

Today a letter with signatures from more than 100 companies, including members of the Pension Coalition, was sent to Congress, expressing outrage and concern over recent increases to PBGC premiums… More

ERIC Provides Guidance to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), who represents large employers that sponsor employee benefit plans, submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on its proposed rule interpreting Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities (Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act)… More

New Lump Sum Payments Rules Effective Immediately

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking for clarification on the elimination of lump sum windows in pension plans for individuals currently receiving lifetime income payments… More

ERIC Looks Forward to Working with Chairman Brady

The ERISA Industry Committee welcomes the opportunity to work with Chairman Brady… More

ERIC Asks Arkansas State Medical Board to Reconsider Telehealth Rules

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) today submitted comments to the Arkansas State Medical Board (ASMB) Telemedicine Advisory Committee… More

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