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Retirement Plans Edition


November 8, 2000

The International Quality & Productivity Center presents a two-day conference: EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ONLINE: CAPITALIZING ON ONLINE TECHNOLOGY TO RADICALLY STREAMLINE YOUR BENEFITS PROCESS
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Actuaries to Gore: Stop Using Our Name and Logo in Advertisements
Press release, issued November 7. Excerpt: "In addition we ask that Vice President Gore stop using the following characterization of the Academy's analysis: "The American Academy of Actuaries looked at his (Bush's) plan and concluded it would lead to catastrophic results..." This characterization of the Academy's analysis by Vice President Gore is erroneous.'" (American Academy of Actuaries)

Helping Banks Meet 401(k) Service Demand
Excerpt: "Technology-driven value-added services such as portfolio management, education, and loan access are considered what will enable banks and other institutions to grow in the retirement plan market. And such services have not yet become ubiquitous, according to a survey by Deloitte & Touche." (Thomson Financial Media)

401(k) Savings: Don't Leave Work Without It
(USA Today)

(Following also appears in Welfare Plans Edition)

Ellen Schultz: Firm Deceived Retirees To Lower Benefit Costs
Excerpt: "Obtained by retirees suing [Varity Corp.], but never before made public, the documents are rarely seen blueprints that show how one company, aided by its benefits consultants, plotted to sharply reduce retiree medical coverage to give its balance sheet a boost." (Wall Street Journal)



Job Openings Newly Posted or Reposted on EmployeeBenefitsJobs.com


401(k)/DC Administratorfor Southern California Administrator
in CA
Pension Plan Administratorfor Benefit Associates, Inc.
in CA
Director/Manager, Defined Contribution Departmentfor The Angell Pension Group, Inc.
in RI
Health Management Design Consultantfor Hewitt Associates
in GA
Pension Consultants/Administratorsfor Northern NJ Mid-Size Pension Consulting Firm
in NJ
401(k) Pension Administratorfor The Pension Group, Inc.
in CA
Benefit Administration Associate-Multiple Locationsfor Towers Perrin
in NJ, VA
Actuaryfor Benetech, Inc.
in GA
Administratorfor Benetech, Inc.
in CA, CO, DC, GA, OH
ERISA Paralegal/Consultantfor The LAMCO Group, Inc.
in FL, NY, RI
Defined Contribution Administrator/Consultantfor The LAMCO Group, Inc.
in FL, NY, RI
Assistant Administrative Consultantfor Buck Consultants, A Mellon Consulting Firm
in NJ
Manager of Benefits, Health, Safety & Environmentfor Scientific Atlanta
in GA
Sales Coordinatorfor Manulife Financial
in CA

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