January 12, 1998

News Release Archive: ILAB Press Release: Labor Secretary Herman RequestsConsultation with Mexican Counterpart on NAFTA Pregnancy Discrimination Complaint

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of International Labor Affairs

ILAB Press Release: Labor Secretary Herman Requests Consultation with Mexican Counterpart on NAFTA Pregnancy Discrimination Complaint [01/12/1998]

January 9, 1998

Ohio Businessman Sentenced For Embezzling Pension Assets

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A Macksburg, Ohio businessman, Paul M. Hetrick, was sentenced today to two years of probation and 4 months’ home incarceration by electronic monitoring. Hetrick has agreed to make full restitution of $23,310 to the plans.

December 1, 1997

News Release Archive: ILAB Press Release: Labor Department to Hold Conference on International Treaties

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of International Labor Affairs

ILAB Press Release: Labor Department to Hold Conference on International Treaties [12/01/1997]

November 25, 1997

Amendment of ERISA Plan Asset Rules Provides Guidance for Simple Plans Involving IRAs

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Contact Name: Sharon Morrissey
Phone Number: 202.219.8921

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule governing the timing of deposits by employers of participant contributions to Savings Incentive Match Plans for Employees (SIMPLE plans) involving Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).

November 25, 1997

Amendment of ERISA Plan Asset Rules Provides Guidance for Simple Plans Involving IRAs

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November 24, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Department of Labor Promotes Retirement Savings Through SAVER Act [11/24/1997]

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For more information call: 202/219-8211

President Bill Clinton has signed into law the Savings Are Vital to Everyone Retirement Act of 1997, known as the "SAVER Act." The SAVER Act will promote awareness of the importance of retirement savings through a series of outreach programs to be spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Labor.

November 24, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Department of Labor Promotes Retirement Savings Through SAVER Act [11/24/1997]

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November 19, 1997

News Release Archive: ILAB Press Release: Statement of Secretary of Labor AlexisM. Herman on the Launch of the Global March Against Child Labor

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of International Labor Affairs

ILAB Press Release: Statement of Secretary of Labor Alexis M. Herman on the Launch of the Global March Against Child Labor [11/19/1997]

November 19, 1997

News Release Archive: OIG Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Contractor is Indicted for Mail Fraud and False Claims

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Inspector General

OIG Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Contractor is Indicted for Mail Fraud and False Claims [11/19/1997]

November 17, 1997

News Release Archive: ILAB Press Release: Labor Department to Review Freedom of Association Allegation Against Mexico

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of International Labor Affairs

ILAB Press Release: Labor Department to Review Freedom of Association Allegation Against Mexico [11/17/1997]

November 10, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Labor Secretary Alexis Herman Calls for Hearings on 401(K) Fees [11/10/1997]

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October 28, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman Stresses the Importance of Retirement Savings [10/28/1997]

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October 23, 1997

EBSA Press Release: ERISA Advisory Council to Hold Public Meetings in November [10/23/1997]

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October 17, 1997

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: Minimum Wage Rates Increased For American Samoa

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration

ESA Press Release: Minimum Wage Rates Increased For American Samoa [10/17/1997]

For more information call: (202) 2l9-8743

Mandatory minimum wage rates for American Samoa will increase, the U.S. Labor Department announced today.

October 17, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Labor Department Reopens Nomination Period for Employee Benefits Advisory Council [10/17/1997]

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October 16, 1997

News Release Archive: ILAB Press Release: Labor Department releases report of Employment Conference with European Union

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of International Labor Affairs

ILAB Press Release: Labor Department Releases Report of Employment Conference with European Union [10/16/1997]

October 16, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Labor Department Seeks Public Comment on 401(k) Plan Fees at November Hearing [10/16/1997]

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October 1, 1997

EBSA Press Release: Labor Department Extends Nomination Period For Employee Benefits Advisory Council [10/01/1997]

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September 25, 1997

EBSA Press Release: ERISA Advisory Council To Hold Public Meetings In October [09/25/1997]

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September 24, 1997

Labor Department Settles Lawsuit Against California Company Over Unpaid Health Claims

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