Field Assistance Bulletin 2012-01

This Field Assistance Bulletin discusses the use by apprenticeship and training programs of plan assets for such things as graduation ceremonies. Document Excerpt In the course of EBSA’s investigations of some apprenticeship and training plans, questions have arisen about the use of plan assets to pay for graduation ceremonies and for advertising expenses. The Regional Offices have […]

List of Counties Requiring “Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate” Notices

The Departments of Health and Human Services releases a list of counties for which covered group health plans must issue relevant notices in a “culturally and linguistically appropriate” manner for 2012. Document Excerpt The list below includes all counties which meet or exceed the 10 percent threshold for the 2006-2010 ACS data and is applicable […]

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