The BenefitsLink Newsletter

January 12, 2000

What's New - Top Stories

Pension Plans
Working The Late Shift - For Many, Retirement Won't Be A Day At The BeachChicago Tribune[More like this]
Court: Microsoft Temps Are Entitled to Company StockThe Standard[More like this]
Unsung Heroes Shaped Modern Retirement PlansToledo Blade[More like this]
IRS Publication 590, Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) Including Roth IRAs and Education IRAs, for use in preparing 1999 returns (PDF)Internal Revenue Service[More like this]
Notice 2000-3 - The New and Improved 401(k) Safe Harbor PlanCorbel[More like this]
Charles Schwab Retirement Plan Services Introduces Series Of Collective Trust Funds; Says They Offer Retirement Plan Investors Lower Expenses Than Typical Actively-Managed Retail Mutual FundsYahoo! News[More like this]
Advisory Opinion 99-17A on "lifetime" Taft-Hartley trusteesU.S. Department of Labor[More like this]
Advisory Opinion 99-16A on performance-based pay to an investment managerU.S. Department of Labor[More like this]
Savings Plan Delays New Investment OptionsWashington Post[More like this]
Health and Welfare Plans
Medical Savings Accounts: Another Way To Pay For Health[More like this]
Health Privacy and Technology Effort Receives $2.5 Million National Grant For Five-State[More like this]
Articles About OSHA's Short-Lived Adventure Into Telecommuters'[More like this]
Executive Summary of Issue Brief No. 217, "Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 1999 Current Population Survey"Employee Benefit Research Institute[More like this]
A Major Departure for Medical[More like this]

New (to Us) Links We Like

NJ Health Reform Insurance InformationNJ Department of Banking and Insurance[More like this]
HMO ReformMedicoLegal Consultants[More like this]
The Employee Benefits Year in Review: 1999Carlos Maxwell, Joseph Semo and Mark Nielsen under the sponsorship of the National Empoyee Benefits Institute Foundation, Inc.[More like this]
Could Have Saved $49M With Passive-Style Investing, Says Oversight Report on the State Board of Administration's 1996-97 Investment Report, orig. pub. 8/98 (PDF)Florida Legislature Office of Program Policy and Analysis and Government Accountability[More like this]
Social Insurance Programs: Defined Benefit Versus Defined Contribution (PDF)Working Paper by Alicia Munnell of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College[More like this]
Pensions And Retirement Plan Issues In 1999 State Legislatures (PDF)National Conference of State Legislatures, orig. pub. 8/99[More like this]
Administration on Aging's Pension Counseling ProjectsU.S. Department of Health and Human Services[More like this]

Newly Listed in BenefitsLink's Employee Benefits Speakers Database

Behar, NormanView bioemployeesavings.comWA
Berns, MarkView bioPre Paid Legal Services & CMB AssociatesFL
Van Bogaert, Cynthia View bioBoardman Law Firm WI
Cohen, MHSA, Robert A.View bioAlliance Benefits & Compensation, LLCMD
Gucciardi, JoanView bioGucciardi Benefit Resources, Inc.WI
Fraser, JohnView bioAdvocate Consulting GroupFL
Schembari, JohnView bioKutak RockNE
Hart, MichaelView bioKirkpatrick & Lockhart LLPPA
Cowden, JereView bioMMC&P Spectrum Benrfit OptionsPA
Becker, ScottView bioS.A. Becker at LawMN
Koehler, PhilipView bioDeloitte & Touche, LLPCA

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