News Releases : Archive

Council policy staff are available to comment on employee benefits matters related to health and retirement coverage, as well as other rewards and compensation issues.

Press Release Archive - 2015

Council applauds IRS for issuance of ACA employer reporting relief
December 27, 2015

House, Senate delay of health care 'Cadillac Tax' a critical first step toward full repeal
December 18, 2015

Council applauds House approval of provision to delay 'Cadillac Tax,' urges Senate to follow suit
December 18, 2015

Council urges Congress to pass "Cadillac Tax" delay included as part of year-end legislation
December 16, 2015

PBGC deficit no excuse for higher premiums
November 17, 2015

Council: Congress must stop further PBGC premium increases
November 13, 2015

Pensions should not be used as a 'piggy bank' - Budget deal raises pension premiums without regard for sound policy
October 28, 2015

Council continues to advocate repeal of 'Cadillac Tax' as momentum builds on Capitol Hill, campaign trail
September 29, 2015

Council commends introduction of newest legislation to repeal 'Cadillac Tax' on employee health coverage
September 24, 2015

Heller bill to repeal 40 percent 'Cadillac tax' critical for preservation of employer-sponsored health benefits
September 17, 2015

Proposed fiduciary liability rules seems at odds with plan sponsor efforts to engage participants and encourage educated choices
August 13, 2015

Business and Employee Groups, Public and Private Sector Join Forces to Repeal the 40 Percent Tax on Health Benefits aka "Cadillac Tax"
July 28, 2015

Action still needed even with court's decision: Employer health plan sponsors urge Congress to amend PPACA, secure workers' well-being
June 25, 2015

Employer health plan sponsors urge swift action to improve PPACA, workers' well-being
June 17, 2015

Council testifies for ERISA Advisory Council: Flexibility key for employers providing pension de-risking disclosure
May 28, 2015

Bipartisan Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act would help preserve employer-sponsored health coverage
April 28, 2015

Successful employer-sponsored retirement plan coverage built on vital tax incentives
April 15, 2015

If 40 percent excise tax cannot be repealed, Treasury must take steps to reduce impact
April 14, 2015

Employer health plan sponsors urge measures to reduce financial, administrative burdens
April 14, 2015

Employer sponsorship of wellness programs depends on continued congressional support
March 24, 2015

Council announces new officers, executive board members
March 12, 2015

Employer-sponsored wellness plans essential for achieving healthy communities, economy
January 29, 2015

Council available to comment on State of the Union address
January 20, 2015

President's retirement proposals send mixed message
January 19, 2015

Changing 'full-time work' definition under PPACA just one needed improvement
January 7, 2015