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DOL Proposes 401(k) Fee Disclosure Rules

July 24, 2008
Employers with 401(k) and other participant-directed individual account plans would have to disclose the fees and expenses of the investment options offered by the plans under rules proposed by the Department of Labor.
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A Flexible Force

July 24, 2008
Having a contingent staffing strategy helps HR avoid traditional (and flawed) cost-cutting approaches such as the freezing of hiring, promotions, pay or budgets.
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What to Do After LaRue

June 24, 2008
Now that the Supreme Court has said that a single participant in a 401(k) plan can sue under ERISA to recover losses in a plan account, fiduciaries have their work cut out for them. Some watchwords are prudence, diligence, care and, maybe most of all, documentation.
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What to Do After iLaRue-i

June 20, 2008
Now that the Supreme Court has said that a single participant in a 401(k) plan can sue under ERISA to recover losses in a plan account, fiduciaries have their work cut out for them. Some watchwords are prudence, diligence, care and, maybe most of all, documentation.
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Testing the Tests

June 6, 2008
Outdated tests and skill requirements and blanket diploma prerequisites open the door to legal challenges by unsuccessful candidates.
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