Employee Health and Welfare Benefits Considerations In the Time of COVID-19

By Randall Cook and Christine Moehl, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Attorneys During this public health crisis, employers are having to make hard decisions including employee lay-offs, terminations, and furloughs. Employers often ask how this affects the employer-provided health and welfare benefits for their employees. Here are some considerations for employers with regard to those

The SECURE Act: Ground-Breaking Changes for Retirement Plans

By Randy Cook & Christine Moehl, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Attorneys  Late in 2019, Congress enacted the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, popularly known as the SECURE Act. The SECURE Act is one of the most significant pieces of retirement plan legislation in decades. The changes made under the SECURE Act