The Employee Benefits Security Administration
(EBSA) provides a Web page
dedicated to consumer information on pension plans to provide retirement
plan participants and their beneficiaries with information on their rights
under the federal pension law with respect to their plans. The information
ranges from general information on the law to numerous specific issues.
DOL Web Pages on This
Balance Plans: Questions and Answers
Provides answers to commonly asked
questions on cash balance plans.
A Look at 401(k)
Plan Fees...for Employees
Provides information about plan fees,
including ten warnings signs that your 401(k) contributions are being
Pension and Health Care Coverage...Questions and Answers for Dislocated
Provides pension and health plan benefits information to workers
dislocated by plant closings or layoffs.
How to File a
Claim for Your Pension, Health, or Other Benefits
about how to file a claim for benefits and what to do if the claim is
Obtain Employee Benefit Plan Documents from the Department of
Describes the documents and materials available to the public
through the EBSA public disclosure room, and also tells you how to use this
Your Pension: A Quick Reference Guide
Provides an overview of the
federal rules that protect pension plans, including ten warning signs that your
401(k) contributions are being misused.
Top 10 Ways
to Prepare for Retirement (Español)
Provides 10 tips to help
you prepare for retirement.
Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your
Money and Your Financial Future (PDF)
Provides a quick guide to help you
save and prepare for retirement.
Bankruptcy: How Will it Affect Your Employee Benefits?
information on bankruptcys effect on pension plans and group health
Frequently Asked Questions for
Reservists Being Called to Active Duty Related to their Pension and Health
Provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about
pension and health plan benefits by National Guard and reserve members being
called to active duty as a result of the events of September 11, 2001.