Labor department/EBSA

Delay seen as making DOL fiduciary rule more likely

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As a drawn-out battle over a new fiduciary standard comes to an end, for now, plan sponsors see an opportunity to do more for plan participants.
'Retirement Ripoff Counter' shows impact of rule delay

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Proponents of the Labor Department's new fiduciary rule are making it hard to miss by projecting a “Retirement Ripoff Counter” in public places.
Trump signs bill ending safe harbor for city secure choice programs

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President Donald Trump signs legislation reversing rules allowing cities and other large political subdivisions to set up private-sector retirement savings programs.
New Orleans appeals court denies emergency injunction to stop DOL fiduciary rule

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Financial industry opponents of the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule lost again in federal court on Wednesday.
EBSA issues fiduciary rule delay

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A 60-day delay of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule was issued late Tuesday by the Employee Benefits Security Administration. The rule will be published in the Federal Register by Friday.
Senate votes to block DOL rules on city 'secure choice' retirement programs

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The Senate approved a resolution to block DOL rules allowing cities and other large political subdivisions to set up private-sector retirement savings programs.
Senate committee confirms secretary of labor nominee

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R. Alexander Acosta was confirmed as secretary of labor by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Thursday.
DOL sends final fiduciary rule delay to Office of Management and Budget

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The Department of Labor on Tuesday sent its final rule to delay the applicability date of its fiduciary rule to...