Proskauer Benefits Brief: Legal Insight on Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Episode 46: Employee Retention Issues

Episode 46: Employee Retention Issues

February 18, 2022

In this episode of The Proskauer Benefits Brief, Proskauer partner David Teigman, senior counsel Nick LaSpina, and special guest Michelle Garrett, a principal at the compensation consulting firm Semler Brossy, discuss employee retention. It seems like there is an article almost every day talking about the “great resignation.”  In a nutshell, there have been far more job transitions recently than there have been in the past. Tune in as we discuss what employers can do to help retain employees in this working environment.

Episode 45: Key ERISA Fee and Investment Litigation Developments and the Impact of Hughes v. Northwestern University

Episode 45: Key ERISA Fee and Investment Litigation Developments and the Impact of Hughes v. Northwestern University

February 17, 2022

In this episode of The Proskauer Benefits Brief, Myron D. Rumeld, partner and co-chair of Proskauer’s ERISA Litigation group and senior associate Tulio D. Chirinos, review the current state of affairs with respect to the litigation challenging the fees charged and investments offered in defined contribution plans; and The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Hughes v. Northwestern University where the court reversed and remanded the Seventh Circuit’s decision affirming dismissal of a 403(b) plan excessive fee litigation.

Episode 1: Severance Pay Plans & ERISA

Episode 1: Severance Pay Plans & ERISA

February 26, 2018

In this episode of the Proskauer Benefits Brief, senior counsel Anthony Cacace and partner Robert Projansky discuss how severance plans can be subject to ERISA. We examine the key advantages of having severance pay arrangements covered by ERISA and what employers can do to design plans that comply with the substantive and procedural requirements of ERISA, but also maximize the likelihood of benefitting from ERISA coverage. Whether a severance plan or arrangement is governed by ERISA is a rather fact-intensive analysis, so be sure to tune in for how those facts and circumstances can give rise to an ERISA plan.