ERISA turns 40

Forty years ago on September 2, in response to failing companies resulting in workers losing pensions, sweeping legislation designed to protect workers from losing their earned retirement income was signed into law. That legislation, ERISA governs how retirement plans have been managed for the last 40 years. In this series of articles PlanSponsor magazine reviews several aspects of ERISA. Click the article to select: Retirement Plan Industry Trends Then Versus NowIndustry Leaders Share Thoughts About ERISA; and Staying Flexible: American Football and the Future of Employee Benefits