Thought Leadership

Benefits Issues Arising from the COVID-19 Crisis


Join us, Friday, April 3, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET for a conversation about some of the critical issues facing employers at this time. We will discuss:

  • The recent expanded relief for plan loans and distributions and how these are being considered by employers and recordkeepers.
  • The impact of recent decisions to impose furloughs or layoffs on employee benefit plans.
  • Cost cutting initiatives, including plan benefit modifications and salary reductions, and the issues to consider.
  • Other issues that HR departments are facing, including participant communication and electronic submission of elections and distribution forms.

Our speakers will include Mark Bodron, Robin Melman, Gail Stewart, Eric Winwood and Krisa Benskin.

To register for the webinar, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact Megan Greene at +1.713.229.1121.


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