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Employee Retirement Income Security Act - ERISA

Authored By: United States Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor provides this introduction to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), which is a federal law that sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established pension and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans.

Link: www.dol.gov

Last Review and Update: Jul 22, 2003