September 10, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The U.S.
Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security
Administration (EBSA) has announced additional sessions of
its compliance workshops.
According to an announcement, EBSA will hold two free
workshops in two separate locations - to help employers,
pension plan administrators and other benefit professionals
comply with federal employee benefits law.
The workshops will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
on September 18, and Silver Spring, Maryland on September
Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program
Workshop, scheduled from 9:30 to11:30 a.m. EDT (in both
locations, albeit on different dates), will offer
comprehensive information and one-on-one help on how to
apply to and use the Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program
(VFCP) to self-correct violations of the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
The program is designed to make it easier for benefit
managers and professionals to comply with ERISA and avoid
enforcement action by the Labor Department
The workshop is open to employers, accountants,
fiduciaries, third party administrators, attorneys and
anyone else concerned about responsibilities in
administering employee benefit plans.
One-on-one assistance will be available after the
Forms to register for this program are online at