Drafting and Amending ERISA Benefit Plans and Related Documents

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Drafting and Amending ERISA Benefit Plans and Related Documents

When it comes to the drafting and amending of benefit plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), precise language that meets all of the necessary legal requirements is a must. Seeking help from experienced legal counsel can help save you trouble down the road.

The attorneys at the New York-based law firm of Mazzola Mardon, P.C., have been working closely with labor organizations for more than 50 years. We can help your organization with all issues concerning the drafting and amending of ERISA benefit plans. To learn more, call us at 646-902-5727.

Summary Plan Descriptions and ERISA

The main way of communicating plan rights and responsibilities to parties enrolled in an ERISA benefit plan is through the summary plan description. Summary plan descriptions are lengthy and complex as they are required to comply with federal regulations. Things become more complicated as the information must be written in a way that is understandable to the average enrollee. Our lawyers can help guide your organization through this process to ensure that all legal requirements are met.

Summary Material Modifications

As things change, it may be necessary to make amendments to summary plan descriptions. If there are changes to the material provisions of a plan or if an amendment effectively changes the information found in the summary plan description, a summary material modification must be provided to all plan participants. We can help draft and review all summary material modifications for benefit plans of all types to ensure ERISA compliance.

Contact Us for Help With Union Benefit Plans

We are prepared to put our experience and knowledge to work for your private sector union. Call us at 646-902-5727 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.