The Pension Protection Act of 2006 can rightly be described as the "most sweeping changes to America's pension laws in more than 30 years"
Pension legislation contains upbeat news for 401(k) sponsors, but also requires them to make some decisions
One of the "promises" of the newly enacted Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) is that it will foster, if not encourage, greater levels of retirement plan Â¬participation. While there are several areas that ostensibly facilitate this growth—notably the removal of EGTRRA's sunset provisions and the expansion of investment advice—the thing that is really supposed to make a difference is automatic enrollment.
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We all have them
I've been reading lately how some employers are moving to put the business back in business casual—or at least finding themselves in the business of reminding folks (particularly during the hot summer months) about the appropriate standards for dress in the workplace. Last month, we asked NewsDash readers about their workplace.
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