Legal Alert: Posting Notice of SPD on Firm Intranet Site may not be Sufficient to Meet ERISA Requirements


Employers increasingly rely on electronic methods to communicate with employees, keep them informed of company policies and even to provide them with benefits documents as required by federal law. While this is usually a convenient and rapid method of communicating with employees, especially those working in geographically diverse locations, employers should make sure that they comply with federal regulations when providing notice of certain benefits as required by the Employee Retirement Insurance Security Act (ERISA).

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