Updates – retirement

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protected content Alert: Colorado SB 188 FAMLI Act Moving Through Senate Committees

This Wednesday, Colorado SB 188 was heard by and reported out of the Senate Business and Labor Committee following a vote of 3-2 along partisan lines… More

ERIC Joins in Supporting Anti-Discrimination Policy Under the Equality Act

ERIC joined over 40 other business groups in a statement supporting anti-discrimination policies for sexual orientation and sexual identity… More

protected content Alert: CRADLE Act introduced by Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Mike Lee (R-UT)

Yesterday, Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced draft legislation providing paid parental leave for new parents for a period of up to 3 months.… More

protected content ERIC Comments on Maine State Retirement Savings Plan

ERIC has submitted a letter to Maine state legislators addressing concerns with proposed legislation currently under consideration regarding the state's retirement savings plan… More

protected content ERIC Comments on Connecticut Paid Family and Medical Leave

Yesterday, ERIC submitted a letter to Connecticut state legislators addressing concerns with proposed paid family and medical leave legislation… More

protected content The President’s Budget – PBGC Premiums and Paid Leave

Today, the President release his FY2020 Budget, A Budget For A Better America. The two areas of interest in the retirement and compensation space are PBGC premiums and paid parental leave… More

protected content Alert: Colorado Paid Family and Medical Leave Bill Introduced in Senate

Last night, SB 188 was introduced in the Colorado Senate, proposing the creation of a state paid family and medical leave insurance program… More

protected content ERIC Calls on Congress to Address Multiemployer Pension Crisis

ERIC submitted a statement calling on Congress to act immediately and comprehensively to address this crisis.… More

protected content Alert: State Paid Family and Medical Leave Legislation Progressing

Hawaii is considering several bills that would extend the reach of its current unpaid family and medical leave program… More

protected content U.S. Treasury Reverses Intent to Rule on Retiree Lump-Sum Windows

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service released Notice 2019-18 stating that the agencies no longer intend to provide guidance stating that the inclusion of retirees in lump-sum window programs violates the Internal Revenue Code… More

protected content ESG Investing and ERISA Advisory Council Topics

EBSA has sent a Federal Register Notice announcing an April 10, 2019 ERISA Advisory Council meeting, to set topics for the 2019 Council… More

ERIC Submits Comments on Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

Today, ERIC submitted a letter to the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave commenting on preliminary draft regulations related to the implementation of the state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Law… More

protected content Alert: State Retirement Savings Program Proposals in New Jersey and Hawaii

Yesterday, the New Jersey General Assembly voted to pass AB 4134, a bill establishing a state-administered Secure Choice Savings Program for private employees working within the state… More

ERIC Weighs in on Guidance Related to Missing Retirement Plan Participants

ERIC submitted suggestions to the U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary of Labor Preston Rutledge on guidance related to the challenge of employers locating missing retirement plan participants… More

protected content ERIC Submits Letter to DOL on Missing and Unresponsive Participants

This afternoon, ERIC submitted a letter to the Department of Labor (DOL) on the issue of missing and unresponsive participants… More

protected content Alert: New Jersey Enacts Law Altering State Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

This week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed AB 3975 into law, altering several aspects of the existing state-administered paid family and medical leave program… More

protected content Alert: Illinois Family and Medical Leave Legislation Introduced

Three new proposals related to family and medical leave have been introduced in the Illinois state legislature. These bills have been proposed as alternatives to HB 9, which was introduced in late 2018 and would require employers with 50 or more employees to provide 6 weeks of paid family and medical leave… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Comment Letters on Washington and Oklahoma State Retirement Savings Program Bill

This week ERIC submitted letters in two different states reminding them of the preemption provisions for employers that currently sponsor retirement plans under ERISA. Both Washington state and Oklahoma are considering the implementation of mandatory state-administered IRA programs which would contravene ERISA’s preemption provisions… More

ERIC Submits Comments on Oklahoma State Retirement Plan Bill

The ERISA Industry Committee is writing regarding Oklahoma Senate Bill 934 (“SB 934”) to urge the legislators to acknowledge the preemption provisions under federal law—The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”)—by exempting employers that already provide access to a retirement savings plan from the requirements of SB 934… More

ERIC Submits Comments on Washington’s State-Run Retirement Plan

ERIC submitted comments regarding Washington Senate Bill 5740 (SB 5740)… More

protected content Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act Reintroduced in the House

Yesterday, the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act (RESA) was reintroduced by U.S. Representatives Ron Kind, (D-WI), and Mike Kelly, (R-PA)… More

protected content Feedback Requested on Financial Wellness Programs and Fringe Benefits; Retirement Hearing Today

Please Share Your Experience with Financial Wellness Programs. One of our members would like to talk with other members about their experiences in educating workers about financial wellbeing programs… More

ERIC Adds Experience to Its Staff with the Hiring of Two D.C. Insiders

ERIC is pleased to announce Aliya Robinson as the new Senior Vice President of Retirement and Compensation Policy and LeAnne Wilson as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships… More

protected content Alert: MD Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program; LA Proposes Paid Parental Leave Mandate

In the Maryland General Assembly, House Bill 341 has been introduced proposing the creation of a state-administered paid family and medical leave insurance program… More

protected content Alert: Member Input Requested on Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Draft Regulations

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave has released Draft Regulations relating to the implementation of the state’s Family and Medical Leave Law… More

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