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Nov 07, 2018

It’s Not Too Late to Amend Your Plans to Comply with the DOL’s New Disability Claims Procedures

In December 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced new disability claims procedure regulations, effective April 1, 2018, for ERISA-covered plans. The new rules apply to all ERISA benefit plans that base any benefit decisions on the plan administrator’s determination of whether a person is “disabled.” » Read More

Nov 01, 2018

Charles A. Bruder to Present at Healthier Somerset’s Annual Worksite Wellness Breakfast

Charles A. Bruder, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Co-Chair of its Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Practice Group, will be a presenter at Healthier Somerset’s annual Worksite Wellness Breakfast on Thursday, November 15, from 8:30am to 10:30am at Norris McLaughlin’s offices in Bridgewater. » Read More

Oct 09, 2018

6 Helpful Tips for Today’s Open Enrollment

As Fall arrives, employers and administrators of health plans know that a new season of open enrollment is upon us. New companies, and even experienced benefits departments that may have fallen into an annual routine over the years, could always use a refresher on how to prepare for this important time for both employees and owners. » Read More

Oct 01, 2018

Welcome to the Norris McLaughlin Employee Benefits Informer!

Through periodic postings and commentary, our firm’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice group will provide its subscribers with informal guidance and discussion concerning timely employee benefits topics that impact today’s employers, executives and their professional advisors. From group health insurance plan issues to equity-based compensation topics, from retirement plan compliance items to income tax recognition matters, our attorneys will share their knowledge, insight, and years of experience in employee benefits and compensation matters through commentary and practical application of provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, ERISA and various federal and state guidance, notices and pronouncements. » Read More