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Working For Your 401(k) Rights

Federal Claims Against Milliman, Inc. Employers offer a number of employee benefits to attract and retain their workforce. One of those very important employee benefits is a retirement savings plan known the 401(k) plan. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) is a federal law that governs how employers are to manage their 401(k) plan. It imposes strict fiduciary duties…

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Legal Recourse for Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Weight

Discrimination on the basis of weight is rampant in society. Yet only one state, Michigan, explicitly prohibits weight-based discrimination. Two other states, Massachusetts and New York, are currently considering bills that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of weight. Meanwhile, approximately 41.9% of adults in the United States are obese, and research indicates that overweight and obese people experience workplace…

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