WASHINGTON – The Department of Labor will hold a meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council from July 8-10 in the department’s Francis Perkins Building in Washington. Open to the public, the meeting will be in-person and accessible online and via teleconference.The council will begin to its review of two study topics for the year and receive an update from the department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration. The council’s 2024 study topics are “Making Welfare Plan Claims and Appeals Procedures More Accessible to Participants” and “Lifetime Income and Qualified Defined Investment Alternatives.”Established by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the ERISA Advisory Council advises the secretary of labor and submits recommendations regarding the secretary’s functions under ERISA. WHAT:          ERISA Advisory Council WHERE:       U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210WHEN:         Monday, July 8 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT                        Wednesday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT                        Thursday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT Review the meeting agenda for more information. Read the Federal Register notice for more information on how to participate in the meeting.

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