March 12, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Congressmen Rob Portman (R-Oh) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) will re-introduce pension reform legislation in the House of Representatives March 14.
March 12, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Third Circuit has reinstated for trial the claims of some 20,000 Unisys retirees, which had been dismissed by the district court in 1997 on motions for summary judgment.
December 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - President Bush's social security commission on Tuesday submitted three proposals to allow younger workers to invest part of their Social Security assets in stocks. The proposals would cut benefits in some cases.
October 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) order temporarily easing restrictions on share buy back programs will expire tomorrow and will not be renewed, according to a statement by the regulator.
October 11, 2001(PLANSPONSOR.com) - The House Financial Services Committee approved, on a voice vote, legislation extending the power of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the face of emergencies.
June 23, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The House Ways and Means Committee has deferred action on a retirement security bill after the July 4th congressional recess. A number of proposals to increase pension coverage, expand pension portability, promote savings and enhance pension security have been floating on the Hill.
June 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The passage of President Bush's tax package provides added incentives for residents of Mississippi to invest in the Mississippi Affordable College Savings Program (MACS).
May 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Prudential Securities' plan to retain employees through its deferred compensation program may backfire if former employees are successful in a suit against the group.
May 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A former AT&T account representative's three-day bout with the flu was protected as a "serious health condition" requiring "continuing treatment" under the Family and Medical Leave Act, according to the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
April 11, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A worker who was "regarded as" disabled for a period of time - but was not disabled - cannot sue for a violation of rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to a federal judge.
January 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In a move that has implications for executive benefit programs, the IRS has issued interim guidance on the tax treatment of split-dollar life insurance contracts, and is looking for comments from interested parties.
December 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The drastic fall of Enron Corp. and its ill effects on the company's rank-and-file employees is on the minds of many members in the House of Representatives, but a formal bill addressing employer stock programs seems far off.
December 22, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has announced a number of changes that affect how it pays benefits to participants.
October 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - An NASD tribunal has found UBS PaineWebber liable to a former broker employed at one of the group's offices in Arizona, who claimed he was fired after notifying the firm that he was suffering from depression.
October 10, 2001(PLANSPONSOR.com) --The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has decided in favor of foreign electricians brought to the US under a company-run cultural exchange program, ruling that the workers have a right to join a union.
September 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has accused Wall Street brokerage Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. of discriminating against a top bond saleswoman fired last October and as many as 100 other female employees.
September 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) ? A California appellate court has unanimously struck down five state laws that allow racial and gender preferences.
August 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) -The government is set to file a brief with the Supreme Court defending a federal affirmative action program, which supports the Clinton-era Department of Transportation's highway construction program that favors minority and disadvantaged businesses.
August 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) -Governor Mike Easley of North Carolina is making a habit of funding his state's budget deficit with pension money.
July 10, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) ? A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that transsexualism is a handicap ? and that transsexuals are protected from discrimination under state law.