EBSA News Release: [09/20/2013]
Contact Name: Michael Trupo or Laura McGinnis
Phone Number: (202) 693-6588 or x4668
Email: Trupo.Michael@dol.gov or McGinnis.Laura.K@dol.gov
Release Number: 13-1963-NAT
ERISA Advisory Council to hold open meeting Monday, Sept. 23
Meeting to focus on retirement plan communications, locating missing and lost participants, and private sector pension de-risking and participant protections
WASHINGTON An open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council, will take place Monday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20210, Room 4 C5521.
The council will discuss reports and recommendations on the issues of: successful retirement plan communications for various population segments, locating missing and lost participants, and private sector pension de-risking and participant protections.
Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act provides for the establishment of an Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, known as the ERISA Advisory Council. The duties of the council are to advise the Secretary of Labor and submit recommendations regarding the Secretary's functions under ERISA. Information about the council and descriptions of the topics to be discussed at the Sept. 23 meeting are available at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/erisa_advisory_council.html.