ERIC Unveils “New Benefit Platform for Life Security”

Major Employers Introduce Platform to Begin Discussion for New Option for Health and Retirement Security

June 13, 2007


Theodore Godbout, Manager, Communications; (202)789-1400

Washington, D.C., June 13, 2007 -- Today, a coalition of the country's largest employers called for a new option, and opened the door for a nation-wide discussion about how better to deliver retirement and health security to all Americans, as well as respond to the needs of employers.

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) unveiled its "New Benefit Platform for Life Security" at a Washington, DC briefing. The platform provides guiding principles and a new approach to complement the current voluntary employee benefit system.

For a hard copy of the report, please e-mail your name, address, and telephone number to The ERISA Industry Committee at

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