Both the House and Senate versions of the 2009 Stimulus Bill include sweeping revisions to ERISA’s COBRA provisions.
The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued a notice proposing the extension of the effective and applicability dates of final regulation on investment advice provided to participants and beneficiaries of 401(k) plans and IRAs.
The State Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009, signed into law on February 4, includes provisions amending ERISA.
President Obama issued a series of executive orders aimed at federal contractors. These orders significantly broaden the Labor Secretary’s enforcement powers. Litter has published an in-depth analysis of these executive orders.