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The DOL’s Laser Focus on Mental Health Parity: Practical Considerations for Plan Sponsors

October 26, 2021

The DOL’s Laser Focus on Mental Health Parity: Practical Considerations for Plan Sponsors

Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) entered into a settlement agreement with UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
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OSHA Issues Additional Guidance Regarding COVID-19

August 5, 2021

OSHA Issues Additional Guidance Regarding COVID-19

On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced that it will issue an emergency temporary standard...
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The American Rescue Plan Act FSA Dependent Care Assistance Programs

August 5, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act FSA Dependent Care Assistance Programs

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), which is the latest round of federal economic stimulus legislation...
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DOL Releases ARPA COBRA Subsidy Model Notices, Formal Guidance, and FAQs

August 5, 2021

DOL Releases ARPA COBRA Subsidy Model Notices, Formal Guidance, and FAQs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (“EBSA”) released its guidance on the ARPA COBRA subsidy, including the issuance of...
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Flex Plans are Extra Flexible in 2021

August 5, 2021

Flex Plans are Extra Flexible in 2021

Employers who sponsor a Section 125 cafeteria (“flexible benefits”) plan, including those with a health and/or dependent care flexible spending account...
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Cybersecurity for Retirement Plans and Their Participants

August 5, 2021

Cybersecurity for Retirement Plans and Their Participants

The release of what the Department of Labor has described as “compliance assistance materials” follows a recommendation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO)...
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