Employee Benefits Security Administration March 25, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Model Notice of Multiemployer Plan in Critical Status
Document Number: E8-5855
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code (Code) to require that sponsors of multiemployer defined benefit pension plans that are in, or will be in, endangered or critical status for a plan year provide notice of this status to participants, beneficiaries, the bargaining parties, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and the Department of Labor. This document contains a model notice that is intended to facilitate compliance with this notification requirement under ERISA and the Code.