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Health Privacy Rules Stand – For Now

April 12, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In a surprising move, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy Thompson today announced the HHS health information privacy regulations will go into...
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Pension Reform Makes A Comeback

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.
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Bush Soc.Sec. Panel Issues Reform Proposals

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...
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Buyback Easing Rule will not Be Extended

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,...
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House Cte Extends SEC Emergency Order Law

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...
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Tax Law Benefits State College Savings Program

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...
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Ex Brokers Sue Pru Over Deferred Comp

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...
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Flu Bug Meets FMLA Test

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...
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IRS Offers Split-Dollar Guidance

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...
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PBGC Proposes Payment Changes

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.
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NLRB Says J-1 Workers Can Join Union

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...