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April 9, 2021

DOL Issues Guidance on the American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy

On April 7, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the ARPA COBRA subsidy and published model notices for use with the ARPA COBRA subsidy.

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April 5, 2021

Disability Benefits Policy Language Warrants Arbitrary and Capricious Standard of Review Despite Enactment of Anti-Discretionary Statute

A federal court in New Jersey recently applied the arbitrary and capricious standard of review for a denial of benefits claim despite the enactment of an anti-discretionary statute in Minnesota, which governed the benefit plan policy.

Littler Report
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March 30, 2021

Inaugural Report of Littler’s Global Workplace Transformation Initiative

A primary goal of this Report is to highlight the myriad and overlapping labor and employment issues that arise as the workplace transforms, and the imperative that successful solutions will require significant cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Insight
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March 23, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act Includes Required COBRA Subsidy

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The law contains various provisions that impact employers, including a new COBRA subsidy.

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March 12, 2021

Department of Labor Announces Non-Enforcement Policy and Intent to Revisit ESG, Proxy Rules

On March 10, 2021, the DOL announced that it will not enforce or otherwise pursue enforcement actions with respect to two recently issued final rules amending the “investment duties” regulation under Title I of ERISA.

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March 11, 2021

The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 Becomes Law

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which includes the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021.

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March 8, 2021

$1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package on Track to Become Law

On March 6, 2021, the U.S. Senate passed its version of President Biden’s “American Rescue Plan” by a vote of 50-49.

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February 16, 2021

Congress Considers New Multiemployer Pension Reform

Congress has added the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 to the COVID-19 relief bill.

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January 26, 2021

The Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act Proposes Aid to Struggling Multiemployer Pension Plans

House Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) recently introduced legislation that seeks to provide aid to multiemployer pension plans (MEPs) facing insolvency.

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January 22, 2021

PBGC Finalizes its Rule Simplifying the Calculation of Withdrawal Liability for Multiemployer Pension Plans

On January 8, 2021, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) issued its final rule modifying the calculation of withdrawal liability by multiemployer pension plans.

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