Electronic Disclosure of ERISA-Required Communications

2014 Employment Law and Legislative Conference

Workplace Application: You will learn about ERISA's requirements for using electronic methods of communication to satisfy participant disclosure obligations.

Moving employee communications from paper to electronic form can improve timeliness and reduce the employer’s costs, but special rules apply when employee benefit plan disclosures are provided electronically. This session will review the current requirements for using electronic methods to provide various ERISA-required disclosures to plan participants and beneficiaries. Attending this session can help you help your employer save trees AND money!

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 2:15pm to 3:45pm

Antoinette Pilzner


Toni Pilzner is an attorney with more than 15 years' experience in advising employers on creating and administering employee welfare and retirement benefit plans. Having worked as a certified public accountant and as an in-house corporate tax analyst dealing with employee benefit plan matters before becoming an attorney, she also understands the financial and practical aspects of employee benefit plan administration. Toni has shared her expertise with SHRM members by presenting concurrent sessions on employee benefits topics at a number of SHRM conferences in addition to writing SHRM Legal Alerts and contributing to SHRM Online articles on employee benefit matters. She also served on the SHRM Total Rewards Special Expertise Panel and its predecessor, the SHRM Compensation and Benefits Committee, as well as serving a three-year term on the U.S. Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council.

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