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Department of Labor to hold ERISA Advisory Council meeting July 8-10

Council to study Qualified Default Investment Alternatives, claims; appeal procedures

WASHINGTON – The Department of Labor will hold a meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council from July 8-10 in the department’s Francis Perkins Building in Washington. Open to the public, the meeting will be in-person and accessible online and via teleconference.

The council will begin to its review of two study topics for the year and receive an update from the department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration. The council’s 2024 study topics are “Making Welfare Plan Claims and Appeals Procedures More Accessible to Participants” and “Lifetime Income and Qualified Defined Investment Alternatives.”

Established by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the ERISA Advisory Council advises the secretary of labor and submits recommendations regarding the secretary’s functions under ERISA. 

WHAT:          ERISA Advisory Council 

WHERE:       U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210

WHEN:         Monday, July 8 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT

                        Wednesday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT

                        Thursday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT


Review the meeting agenda for more information.

 Read the Federal Register notice for more information on how to participate in the meeting.

Employee Benefits Security Administration
July 8, 2024
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Media Contact: Grant Vaught
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