The following articles were posted in October 2019.
The US Department of Labor has suddenly realized that employers and their employees use a newfangled means of communicating in the real world: e-mail and the internet. In a bold move proposing their latest regulations (last issued in 2002 as most people were beginning to use electronic means of communication), the DOL has proposed new rules that would enable employers and plan sponsors of retirement plans (and only retirement plans, not health and welfare plans) to use electronic communications as the default means of providing certain ERISA-required notices. Of course, there are a number of requirements in order to use these new e-mail and internet thingys.
Posted on October 28, 2019 by Gary B. Kushner, President and CEO, Kushner & Company