Defined Benefit (DB) Plans

DOL Guidance on Lost Retirement Plan Participants

DOL Guidance on Lost Retirement Plan Participants

The issue of what to do about lost or missing participants is a frustrating one for plan sponsors. These participants often have terminated participation in a plan because they took… Read more >

New Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Pensions and Benefits in Canada

New Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Pensions and Benefits in Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant implications for workplaces across the world, and employers and workers have needed to make difficult decisions regarding retirement, health and paid leave benefits. A new… Read more >

Three Key Takeaways: What ARPA Means for Green Zone Pension Plans

Three Key Takeaways: What ARPA Means for Green Zone Pension Plans

It was big news back in March when the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was enacted to provide grants, called “special financial assistance,” to boost the solvency of… Read more >

What the American Rescue Plan Act Means for Financially Troubled Multiemployer Pension Plans

What the American Rescue Plan Act Means for Financially Troubled Multiemployer Pension Plans

Listen to this post here. After years of debate on the topic of funding relief for multiemployer pension funds, Congress acted this week with the passage of the American Rescue… Read more >

Employee Benefits and COVID-19: Changing the Future of Benefits Today

Employee Benefits and COVID-19: Changing the Future of Benefits Today

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring long-lasting changes to life in the United States, and those changes will be reflected in employee benefits. How COVID-19 could affect health, retirement… Read more >

Retirement Plan Changes in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Retirement Plan Changes in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had dramatic implications for workplace retirement programs in Canada. Volatile market conditions have organizations and individuals reviewing their financial options. At the same time, these conditions have led… Read more >

Retirement Plan Changes in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Retirement Plan Changes in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had dramatic implications for workplace retirement programs. Volatile market conditions have organizations and individuals reviewing their financial options. At the same time, these conditions have led… Read more >

Plan Sponsors Providing More Benefit Options Thanks to CARES Act Provisions

Plan Sponsors Providing More Benefit Options Thanks to CARES Act Provisions

Business closures and curtailments due to the coronavirus pandemic have left many organizations and individuals struggling financially. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was enacted on March… Read more >