If you offer a benefits package to your employees, you’re no doubt familiar with ERISA – the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 – that sets minimum disclosure standards for retirement and health plans. But did you know that violations are common, and the Department of Labor continues to increase penalties for noncompliance? Among

Companies may need to dig deep. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is upping civil penalties as of August 1st.  Here’s what you need to know: At the beginning of July, the DOL announced an increase to a series of penalties that will impact employers. The increase, as explained by the Department, is necessary to