Jenny Gartman, CEBS

Senior Content & Information Specialist at the International Foundation Favorite Foundation Member Service: Personalized Research Service Benefits Topics That Interest Her Most: Mental health and retirement security Personal Insight: Jenny likes spending time with family, knitting, reading memoirs and going for walks around the neighborhood.

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Best Practices for Multiemployer Retirement Plan Death Audits

Jenny Gartman, CEBS
 

Fiduciaries have many responsibilities that stem from the duties of care, loyalty and prudence, including ensuring the correct benefits are paid to the correct participants and beneficiaries of the plan. Benefits Magazine authors Lisa L. Kaiser, CEBS, and Carey R. Wooton, CEBS, explain […]

Paid Family and Medical Leave Legislative Developments

Jenny Gartman, CEBS
 

Proposals for paid family and medical leave at the federal level historically haven’t had enough support to become law. Many states have added paid leave mandates since 2017, creating a challenge for multistate employers seeking to deliver consistent benefits to their entire […]

FAQs on Workplace Emergency Savings Accounts Under SECURE 2.0  

Jenny Gartman, CEBS
 

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has issued FAQs on optional pension-linked emergency savings accounts (PLESAs) as part of the implementation of the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 (ERISA section 801). SECURE 2.0 authorized 401(k), 403(b) and governmental […]

Employer Considerations to Support Menopause in the Workplace

Jenny Gartman, CEBS
 

Destigmatizing menopause has been a hot topic in 2023 and is a trend that will continue in the years ahead. Within recent years, it’s involved increasing awareness in the workplace about the menopause transition, the symptoms and the effects those symptoms can […]

DOL Guidance on Mental Health Parity: Proposed Rules for NQTL Comparative Analyses

Jenny Gartman, CEBS
 

Many health plan sponsors continue to struggle to comply with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), particularly the requirement to conduct a comparative analysis of nonquantitative treatment limitations (NQTLs) that has been effective under the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act […]