News Releases

May 15, 2000

Labor Department Releases The Efast-1 Application For Electronic Filing Of Form 5500 Series

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The U. S. Department of Labor's Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (PWBA) today released the EFAST-1 application form and instructions for electronic filers of the Form 5500 Series under the ERISA Filing Acceptance System (EFAST). Starting with the 1999 Form 5500 and 5500-EZ, filers interested in electronically filing the annual return/report forms must submit the Form EFAST-1.

May 9, 2000

Stamford, Connecticut-Based Employer And Pension Plan Fiduciaries Sued By U.S. Labor Department To Restore Plan Assets

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May 3, 2000

News Release Archive: ESA Press Release: State, Federal Officials to Help Keep Young Workers Safe

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration

ESA Press Release: State, Federal Officials to Help Keep Young Workers Safe [05/03/2000]

For more information call: (202) 693-0023

State labor departments and the U.S. Department of Labor are combining forces to raise awareness of child labor protections as millions of teenagers are heading toward summer jobs.

April 25, 2000

Illinois Corporation Ordered To Pay Labor Department $53,062 For Breach Of Contract

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April 20, 2000

Labor Department Publishes New Questions And Answers On Form M-1 For Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements

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April 20, 2000

Houston Plan Administrators Barred From Serving ERISA Plans

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April 19, 2000

Labor Department Sues Fridley, Minn., Company Official For Failing To Remit Employee Contributions To 401(K) Plan

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April 18, 2000

Labor Department Adopts Amendments To Annual Reporting Requirements

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April 14, 2000

Alabama Executive To Restore Money To 401(K) Plan Participants

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April 13, 2000

May Organizational Meetings Scheduled For New Erisa Advisory Council Working Groups

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April 6, 2000

Labor Department Recovers Retirement Benefits For Participants Of Milwaukee 401(K) Plan

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April 6, 2000

Pension Agency Announces New Enforcement Strategy

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April 6, 2000

Labor Department Files Lawsuit Against Manassas, Va., Trustees For Failure To Remit 401(K) Employee Contributions

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April 3, 2000

Labor Department Announces Final Exemption On Interest Free Loans And Credit For Plan Y2k Problems

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March 29, 2000

Former Officers Of Bankrupt Chantilly, Va. Engineering Firm Sued Over Misuse Of Pension Assets

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March 29, 2000

U.S. Labor Dept. Reaches Settlement With AVACON Corporation, Trustees For Pension Violations

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March 28, 2000

Labor Department Co-Hosts Sixth Annual Employee Benefit Outreach Program

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March 28, 2000

Labor Department Co-Hosts Employee Benefit Workshops With Six State Societies

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March 28, 2000

Texas Businessman Sued Over Diversion Of Pension Assets

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March 27, 2000

Information On Health Benefits Available In Spanish

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