To maintain a diverse workforce and encourage women to remain at work, employers need to find better ways to support them by addressing the challenges women may face in negotiating the demands of their professional and personal lives.
We’re just a few weeks into the new year, so now is an ideal time to brush up on the more notable changes to paid family and medical leave standards across the country that took effect on January 1 or will occur later in 2023.
As part of the omnibus spending bill passed in a frenzy before the holiday break, Congress included the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2022. This law contains several changes that will have a profound impact on the rules governing retirement plans.
The First Circuit recently ruled that an insurer owes a fiduciary duty to all employees enrolling in group benefit plans to verify eligibility for coverage at or near the time of enrollment under ERISA.
A new rule clarifies how and when fiduciaries of retirement plans subject to ERISA can make investment decisions that promote environmental, social, or governance (ESG) goals or otherwise reflect ESG considerations.