Retirement Plans, Benefits & Savings
Employees participating in retirement plans are granted several important rights by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Among them are the right to disclosure of important plan information and a timely and fair process for benefit claims. It is important for employees and their families to know their benefit rights to make their benefits work for them.
on Retirement Plans
Publications and other materials providing information about your rights as pension plan participants under federal pension law.
Claim for Your Retirement Benefits
Explains the steps you may take to file a claim and what to do if you are denied benefits.
Obtain Employee Benefit Plan Documents from the Department of
Describes the documents and materials available through the EBSA public disclosure room and how you can obtain the documents from them.
Retirement and Health Care Coverage: Questions and Answers for Dislocated
Provides answers to commonly asked questions from dislocated workers about their pension and health plan benefits.
Your Pension: A Quick Reference Guide
Provides an overview of the federal rules that protect pension plans, including 10 warning signs that your 401(k) contributions are being misused.
What You Should Know
About Your Retirement Plan
Provides information to help answer many of the most common questions about retirementn plans.
Bankruptcy: How Will it Affect Your Employee Benefit?
Provides information on bankruptcys effect on pension plans and group health plans.
Top 10 Ways to
Make Your Health Benefits Work for You (Español)
Provides 10 tips to help make your health benefits work better for you.
Frequently Asked Questions for
Reservists Being Called to Active Duty Related to their Pension and Health
Provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about pension and health plan benefits by National Guard and reserve members being called to active duty as a result of the events of September 11, 2001.