Tag: MEP

Lawmakers Hear Wide Support for Open MEPs

Witnesses speaking during a Senate subcommittee hearing expressed the benefits of allowing open multiple employer plans for small businesses and discussed what legislation about them should include.

Are Open MEPs the Silver Bullet?

In a conversation with PLANSPONSOR, Russell Investments’ chief research strategist suggests momentum is building for “open” multiple employer plan expansion.

Guidance for MEP Form 5500 Changes Issued

The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) published an interim final rule to implement Form 5500 annual reporting changes for multiple employer plans (MEPs).

CUNA Mutual Group Introduces MEP

April 16, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Credit unions providing a 401(k) program to 100 employees or more can save money and streamline their administrative tasks by joining a new multiple employer plan (MEP) administered by CUNA Mutual Group.

MEPs Could Help Small Plans Mimic Big Plans

March 17, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Small plans must be given more latitude to mimic their larger counterparts if the nation is to adequately fund its retirement needs, says Kristi Mitchem, of State Street Global Advisors.