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1996 Newsroom Archive

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.

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).

December

  • Five New Members Named to ERISA Advisory Council [12/31/1996]
  • Labor Department Addresses New Health Care Legislation Covering Millions of Workers [12/18/1996]

November

  • Labor Department Proposal Allows Conversion Of Plan Investments To Mutual Funds [11/14/1996]

October

  • Labor Secretary Reich Urges Workers, Retirees to Know Their Rights Regarding Health Care Benefits in Retirement [10/28/1996]
  • Millions of Workers Affected By Changes in Health Care Coverage [ 10/15/1996]
  • ERISA Advisory Council to Hold Public Meetings in November [10/15/1996]
  • Labor Department's Pension Payback Program Recoups More than $4.8 Million for 401(K) Plans [10/03/1996]
  • Labor Department Announces Consumer Booklet to Monitor Pension Plan Operations [10/03/1996]

September

  • Labor Department Extends Announcement For Nominees To Employee Benefits Advisory Council [09/27/1996]

August

  • Terms of Five Advisory Council Members to Expire [ 08/27/1996]
  • ERISA Advisory Council to Hold Public Meetings In September [08/27/1996]
  • Derivative Investments Cause of Plumbers Plan Losses Says Labor Department Lawsuit [08/08/1996]
  • Multiple Employer Welfare Officials Sued for Siphoning $2.3 Million in Plan Funds [08/05/1996]
  • Labor Department Extends Grace Period for Employers to Pay Back Extensions [08/02/1996]

July

  • Labor Department Clarifies Rights of Participants to Health Plan Information [07/31/1996]
  • Labor Department Reduces Restrictions on Pension Investments [07/31/1996]
  • Secretary Reich Announces Campaign to Help Women with Retirement [07/30/1996]
  • Labor Department Permits Receipt of Brokerage Services on IRAs and Self-Employed Plans [07/29/1996]
  • Trustees Of N.Y. Carpenters Plans Sued For Over $37 Million [ 07/05/1996]
  • ERISA Advisory Council To Hold Public Meetings In July [07/05/1996]
  • Department Of Labor Publishes Notice To Remove Obsolete ERISA Regulations From Federal Code [07/01/1996]

June

  • Labor Department Finalizes Guidance On Investment Education [06/11/1996]
  • DOL Team Receives Vice President's Hammer Award For Helping Government Work Better, Cost Less [06/17/1996]
  • Ohio Trustees Sued by Labor Department for Failure to Diversity Plan Assets [06/05/1996]

May

  • ERISA Advisory Council To Hold Public Meetings In June [05/23/1996]

April

  • ERISA Advisory Council To Hold Public Meetings In May [04/29/1996]
  • Multiple Employer Welfare Officials Charged With Siphoning $10 Million In Plan Funds [04/15/1996]
  • Labor Department Grants Major Exemption On Investment Of Pension Assets [04/10/1996]
  • Department Of Labor Publishes Notice To Remove Obsolete ERISA Regulations From Federal Code [04/03/1996]

March

  • Labor Department Sues John Hancock And Subsidiary [03/26/96
  • Labor Department Makes Pension And Welfare Reports More Accessible [03/20/1996]
  • ERISA Advisory Council To Hold Public Meeting In April [03/18/1996]
  • Five New Members Named to ERISA Advisory Council [03/07/1996]
  • Innovative New Labor Department Plan Allows Employers To Pay Back Workers' Pensions Without Penalty [03/06/1996]

February

  • Labor Department Sues Bank of America for Losses to Pension Plans [02/15/1996]

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.