Surviving the Audit: DOL Wage & Hour Reviews

Surviving the Audit: DOL Wage & Hour Reviews

This post is a supplement to our webinar on Surviving the Audit: How to Handle a DOL Audit.  For more information or to request a copy of our slides please contact Alice Rhodes. An auditor may come knocking at your door if you have errors in your payroll that result in a violation of the […]

Surviving the Audit: Your Health Plan and the DOL

This blogpost is a supplement to our December webinar called Surviving the Audit: Preparing Yourself for a DOL Audit.  If you would like a copy of our slides you can contact Alice Rhodes. The Department of Labor (DOL) has broad authority under ERISA to investigate or audit an employee benefit plan’s compliance with various federal […]

Surviving the Audit: Suggestions to Handle a DOL Audit

This blogpost is a supplement to our monthly webinar series on how to prepare your organization for a Department of Labor (DOL) audit. Today we have some suggestions for best practices when dealing with the DOL.  Though this may appear to be a trying process, it does not need to be. Consider these actions once […]

Surviving the Audit: Handling a DOL Audit with Ease

At any given time, your organization may be selected for a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) civil investigation (commonly known as an audit) to ensure that your employee benefit plans are in compliance. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) establishes standards governing the operation of employee benefit plans and grants the DOL […]

Surviving the Audit: DOL Audit Triggers

The Department of Labor (DOL)’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) has the authority to conduct audits on benefit plans that are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). DOL audits often focus on violations of ERISA’s fiduciary obligations and reporting and disclosure requirements. The DOL may also investigate whether an employee benefit plan […]

Surviving the Audit: Conducting a Compliance Review

It is not a matter of if, but rather a matter of when.  At some point in the life of your business the Department of Labor (DOL) will knock on your door to perform an audit.  Being prepared for a DOL audit can save an employer a large amount of money, time, and stress. So […]