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U.S. Labor Department sponsors free webcasts to help retirement plan fiduciaries comply with the law

Washington – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration will sponsor “Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities” webcasts on June 9 and 10. The webcasts are part of the agency’s national fiduciary education campaign to increase awareness and understanding of basic responsibilities associated with operating private sector retirement plans.

The webcasts will feature speakers from the Labor Department. The June 9 webcast will focus on basic fiduciary responsibilities and prohibited transactions and exemptions under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The June 10 webcast will include information on the reporting and disclosure provisions of ERISA and the department’s voluntary correction programs.

The event is open to news media.

Who: Employers, plan fiduciaries and providers of plan services

What: Fiduciary education seminar

When: June 9 and 10, 2 to 4 p.m. EDT

How: Registration is required and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit EBSA’s Web site at and select “Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibilities Webcast” under “Compliance Workshops, Seminars and Webcasts.”



U.S. Department of Labor news releases are accessible on the Department’s Newsroom page. The information in this news release will be made available in alternate format (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc) from the COAST office upon request. Please specify which news release when placing your request at 202.693.7828 or TTY 202.693.7755. The Labor Department is committed to providing America’s employers and employees with easy access to understandable information on how to comply with its laws and regulations. For more information, please visit the Department’s Compliance Assistance page.

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