Tag: MEP

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.

MEP Offers Fiduciary Services

February 18, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A registered investment adviser (RIA) firm has signed on to provide 3(38) investment manager services for a multiple employer plan (MEP) offering.

ASPPA Asks for Clarity About MEP Reporting

January 28, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) is requesting clarification and transitional relief for filing of Forms 5500 and 8955-SSA by multiple employer plans (MEPs).

Hostess Proposes Suspension of DB and MEPP Contributions

October 12, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Hostess Brands Inc. proposed withholding contributions to its company defined benefit (DB) and multiemployer pension plans (MEPPs) for two years, according to its filing with a bankruptcy court.

GAO Explores Use of MEPs

October 4, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Because multiple employer plans (MEPs) have been touted as a solution to expanding retirement plan coverage for Americans, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) explored this option.

Platinum 401k Responds to DOL Open MEP Opinion

June 4, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – American Pension Services, provider of The Platinum 401k, believes open multiple employer plans (MEP) will still grow as a trend despite a recent advisory opinion from the Department of Labor (DOL).

DOL Says Open MEPs Not Single Employee Plans

May 30, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – In an advisory opinion, the Department of Labor (DOL) addressed the question of whether a multiple employer plan (MEP) open to unrelated employers constitutes a single employee pension benefit plan.