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DOL Opposes Easing Advice Restrictions

September 18, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor Leslie Kramerich says recent attempts to lower restrictions on offering investment advice to plan participants are not needed,...
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Portman, Cardin Make Pension Pitch

April 6, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Reps. Portman (R-OH) and Cardin (D-MD) made another stop on their pension reform promotion "tour" yesterday, testifying before the House Education and the...
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Supreme Court Lets Erie Stand

March 6, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The US Supreme Court has declined to consider an appellate court ruling that employee benefit plans that treat retirees differently based on their...
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Time Warner Settles Temp Suit with DOL

November 17, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Time Warner has settled a lawsuit with the Department of Labor for $5.5 million. The DOL had alleged that Time had illegally denied...
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PBGC Picks Up More Steel Pensions

September 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has taken over the underfunded pension plans of bankrupt Northwestern Steel and Wire Co.
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IRS Issues EGTRRA Sample Amendments

September 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Good as its word, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued sample plan amendments for the pension provisions of EGTRRA, the Economic Growth...
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MSAs May Get New Lease On "Life"

April 5, 2001 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - Small business owners and entrepreneurs might have reason to be optimistic about the future of Medical Savings Accounts (MSA), thanks to new legislation...