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The information in these news releases will be made available in alternate format upon request (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc). Please specify which news release when placing your request. Call (202) 693-7828; TTY (202) 693-7755.

July

  • Judgment orders company owner to restore more than $11,000 to Pinnacle Telemarketing Inc. 401(k) Plan in Kaiser and Lebanon, Mo. • 14-25-CHI [07/28/2014] [Consent Judgment]
  • US Labor Department's ERISA Advisory Council to hold public meeting Aug. 19-21 • 14-1369-NAT [07/24/2014]
  • US Labor Department files suit to recover more than $15,000 for participants in SLP Machine Simple IRA Plan in Ham Lake, Minn. • 14-24-CHI [07/22/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Labor Department sues to restore more than $28,000 in employee contributions to 401(k) plan of Berlin, NJ, catering company • 14-067-PHI [07/21/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Labor Department sues to restore employee contributions to 401(k) plan of Yardley, Pa., law firm • 14-066-PHI [07/16/2014] [Complaint]
  • Perez v. Scott W. Rothstein involving default judgment regarding 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. • 14-1296-ATL [07/09/2014] [Order On Motion for Default Judgment] [Final Default Judgment]
  • Judge orders Pro Systems Corp. Group Health Plan to repay more than $200,000 to clients for failing to disclose use of health care fees • 14-719-KAN [07/01/2014]

June

May

  • US Labor Department files suit to recover employee contributions to 401(k) plan of lumber company in Kennett Square, Pa. • 14-034-PHI [05/30/2014] [Complaint]
  • Perez v. Robert “Mack” and Sharon Durham involving judgment of Palmetto Family Medical Group P.C.’s 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan in Williamston, SC • 14-972-ATL [05/27/2014] [Consent Judgment and Order]
  • US Labor Department sues to reinstate Los Angeles union employee • 14-896-NAT [05/21/2014]
  • Department of Labor Obtains Judgment to recover more than $28,000 to the Sister Rosalind Gefre Employee Retirement Plan in Minneapolis • 14-21-CHI [05/20/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Labor Department files suit to appoint independent fiduciary to distribute assets of Tincher Chevrolet Oldsmobile 401(k) Plan in Plattsmouth, Neb. • 14-20-CHI [05/13/2014] [Complaint]
  • Judge orders independent fiduciary to terminate employee benefit plan of Clifford Replacement Windows & Siding and distribute assets • 14-19-CHI [05/09/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to recover more than $33,000 for employment benefits plan of Remodel King Construction in Rapid City, SD • 14-18-CHI [05/07/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Department of Labor obtains consent judgment ordering trustees of Western Steel Erection 401(k) Plan to restore more than $5,900 in benefits • 14-17-CHI [05/06/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • Administration announces proposal to clarify availability of Health Insurance Marketplace coverage to workers eligible for COBRA • 14-750-NAT [05/02/2014]
  • Perez v. Samuel McCutchin, et al., involving default judgment of Upper Darby, Pa., heating company • 14-026-PHI [05/01/2014] [Default Judgment]
  • Perez v. Timothy A. Clark, et. al., involving 401(k) plan of Enola, Pa., medical practice • 14-027-PHI [05/01/2014] [Consent Judgment]
  • US Labor Department files suit against Pro Systems Corp. Group Health Plan for failing to disclose use of health care fees charged to its clients • 14-16-CHI [05/01/2014] [Complaint]

April

  • Perez v. Aubrey Needham involving imprudent investments causing losses to the Ditch Witch Equipment of Tennessee Inc. Profit-Sharing Plan • 14-712-ATL [04/30/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Department of Labor obtains court order freezing 401(k) fiduciary’s account • 14-676-SEA [04/24/2014]
  • Perez v. Roadrunner Material Distributors Inc. involving abandoned plan of defunct Placentia, Calif., building materials company • 14-679-SAN [04/21/2014] [First Amended Complaint]
  • Judge orders Replica Windows, Steuber & Morris Joiners in Oglesby, Ill., and William Morris to restore losses to employee benefit plans • 14-14-CHI [04/21/2014] [Default Judgment]
  • Perez v. William Kristen Hathaway, et al., involving default judgment against Baltimore, Md., drug treatment center • 14-022-PHI [04/10/2014] [Default Judgment]
  • Perez v. Nyanjom, et al., involving consent judgment of Columbia, Md., medical provider • 14-021-PHI [04/10/2014] [Consent Judgment]
  • Owners of Guardian Graphics, Ltd. to restore more than $50,000 to Chicago employee retirement plan • 14-13-CHI [04/08/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Labor Department files suit against Melrose, Mass., retirement plan fiduciaries to recover uncollected contributions, appoint independent fiduciary • 14-045-BOS [04/02/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to recover losses to Cargill Heating & Air Conditioning Co. Inc. Savings Plan in La Crosse, Wis. • 14-12-CHI [04/01/2014] [Complaint]

March

  • Judge orders trustee to restore losses to Louis & Riparetti Retirement Plan in Scotts Valley, Calif. • 14-549-SAN [03/31/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Department of Labor sues Tucker, Ga.-based Distribution by Datagen to recover unremitted premiums and unpaid medical claims • 14-326-ATL [03/31/2014]
  • U.S. Department of Labor files contempt petition involving Air Gage Co. 401(k) Plan & Air Gage Co. Health Care Plan in Livonia, Mich. • 14-11-CHI [03/27/2014] [Civil Contempt Petition]
  • US Labor Department files suit to remove trustee of Queens, NY, 401(k) plan • 14-042-BOS [03/27/2014] [Complaint]
  • Fiduciary to repay more than $9,000 in unremitted contributions to Carnegie Body Company 401(k) Retirement Plan in Cleveland, Ohio • 14-10-CHI [03/18/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Labor Department files suit, seeking appointment of independent fiduciary for abandoned New York City retirement plan • 14-37-BOS [03/17/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announces new appointments, leadership for 2014 ERISA Advisory Council • 14-394-NAT [03/12/2014]
  • US Labor Department proposes that service providers give employers a guide for 401(k) fee disclosures • 14-361-NAT [03/11/2014]
  • ERISA Advisory Council to meet March 26 • 14-397-NAT [03/10/2014]
  • Perez v. American Therapeutic Corp. Inc. involving abandoned plan in Miami, Fla. • 14-387-ATL [03/06/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Department of Labor secures appointment of independent fiduciary to free 401(k) assets of defunct Syracuse, NY, construction company • 14-184-BOS [03/03/2014]
  • US Labor Department sues Radford, Va.-based employer, pension plan trustees to recover assets • 14-012-PHI [03/03/2014] [Complaint]

February

  • Webcast will advise college seniors, young workers on saving for retirement • 14-327-NAT [02/26/2014]
  • US Department of Labor secures appointment of independent fiduciary for abandoned Brooklyn, NY, retirement plan • 14-027-BOS [02/25/2014] [Judgment and Order]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to restore losses to employee benefit plan of The Anesthesia & Pain Center of Akron, Ohio • 14-9-CHI [02/20/2014] [Complaint]
  • Obama administration announces final rule regarding Affordable Care Act 90-day waiting period limitation • 14-0297-NAT [02/20/2014]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to restore losses to Guardian Graphics Profit Sharing Plan in Chicago • 14-8-CHI [02/18/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Labor Department sues defunct California pet clinic and its owners to restore assets and recover lost employee contributions to profit sharing plan • 14-262-SAN [02/13/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to restore nearly $15,000 in losses to employee retirement plan of Madison-based IDS Sales & Engineering Inc. • 14-6-CHI [02/13/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to terminate employee benefit plan of Clifford Replacement Windows & Siding and distribute assets • 14-7-CHI [02/13/2014] [Complaint]
  • Perez v. Gail Garrow involving failure to properly administer and terminate IAQ Inc. company’s 401(k) plan in Captiva, Fla. • 14-223-ATL [02/11/2014] [Consent Judgment]
  • US Labor Department files complaint to restore losses to the Nickson’s Machine Shop Inc. 401(k) Savings Plan in Santa Maria, Calif. • 14-230-SAN [02/07/2014] [Complaint]
  • Judge orders trustees to restore losses to Mid-States Express Inc. 401(k) Plan; fiduciary ordered to restore losses to the Employee Benefit Plan in Aurora, Ill. • 14-5-CHI [02/06/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment] [Final Order]
  • US Labor Department secures appointment of independent fiduciary for abandoned Albany, N.Y. 401(k) Plan • 14-016-BOS [02/05/2014] [Memorandum-Decision and Order]
  • Department of Labor obtains consent judgment to restore unremitted employee contributions to retirement and health plans of Sunset Golf • 14-4-CHI [02/04/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Labor Department files suit against fiduciary of Weymouth, Mass. profit-sharing plan to recover unremitted employee contributions • 14-015-BOS [02/04/2014] [Complaint]
  • Perez v. Burgess Baird Jr. involving prohibited loans and investments made by DSI Contracting Inc.’s profit sharing retirement plan in Austell, Ga. • 14-171-ATL [02/04/2014] [Complaint]

January

  • Department of Labor files complaint to recover loss to Cleveland-based Applied Technology Systems Inc. Retirement Plan • 14-3-CHI [01/29/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Labor Department obtains consent judgment restoring more than $51,000 to the 401(k) plan of defunct Marlton, NJ, beauty salon and spa  • 14-005-PHI [01/27/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • Perez v. Darryl J. Grandy and the Syracuse Lithographing Co. Employees Profit Sharing Retirement Plan in Syracuse, NY • 14-010-BOS [01/23/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • Perez v. Zohouri Group involving failure to administer and terminate the company's 401(k) plan in Alpharetta, Ga. • 14-76-ATL [01/15/2014] [Default Judgment and Order]
  • US Department of Labor sues trustees of Western Steel Erection 401(k) Plan to recover more than $5,000 in retirement benefits • 14-02-KAN [01/15/2014] [Complaint]
  • Trustees of Hico Flex Brass Co. restore more than $79,000 to Machesney Park, Ill., employee retirement plan • 14-01-CHI [01/14/2014] [Consent Order and Judgment]
  • US Department of Labor obtains consent judgment ordering restoration of almost $53,000 to SIMPLE IRA plan of former Rhode Island day care business • 14-004-BOS [01/08/2014] [Consent Judgment and Order]
  • US Department of Labor files suit to recover unpaid contributions to 401(k) plan of West Haven, Conn., contractor • 14-003-BOS [01/08/2014] [Complaint]
  • US Labor Department sues Bigler, Pa., trucking company to recover employee's contributions and payments to 401(k) plan • EBSA 14-001 [01/02/2014] [Complaint]