FAQs following Hurricane Maria

The DOL releases a set of Frequently Asked Questions for participants and beneficiaries following Hurricane Maria.

Document Excerpt

The Department is issuing these FAQs to assist employee benefit plans, plan sponsors, employers and employees who were impacted by the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria to better understand their rights and responsibilities under ERISA with respect to their ERISA covered employee benefit plans. In addition to providing this general guidance, the Department has also provided an extension of time for certain notices required to be provided under ERISA for those impacted by these disasters which can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/11/22/2017-25332/employee-benefit-plans-participants-and-beneficiaries-affected-by-hurricane-maria .

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https://www.dol.gov/sites/default/files/ebsa/about-ebsa/our-activities/resource-center/faqs/hurricane-maria.pdf

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