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Newsletter articles from 2001

Employee Benefits Section Council review of recent cases and IRS matters By Kevin J. Richter December 2001 In Gilliam v. United Parcel Service, Inc., 7th Cir. No. 99-3942 (11/29/00) the Seventh Circuit found that the Defendant, United Parcel Service, did not violate the Family and Medical Leave Act by firing a worker.
IRS eases rules for minimum required distributions By Steven Lifson May 2001 The IRS has issued new regulations that govern required minimum yearly distributions from Individual Retirement Accounts ("IRAs") and tax-qualified plans to people over age 70-1/2 and to beneficiaries of deceased IRA owners and plan participants
Letter to the ISBA Employee Benefits Section By Kathryn J. Kennedy October 2001 One of the goals of last year's Chair of the Employee Benefits Section Council, Brian Wydajewski, was to initiate a mentoring program between our state's seasoned employee benefits practitioners and our newest recruits to the ranks of employee benefits law.
To our readers December 2001 Our second newsletter of the 2001-2002 year includes an interesting update regarding recent case law and a review of several Announcements, Notices, Revenue Procedures, and Revenue Rulings from the Internal Revenue Service that pertain to employee benefit plans and retirement programs.
To our readers October 2001 Our first newsletter of the 2001-2002 includes an outline regarding the subject of certain provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Recovery Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 that pertain to employee benefit plans and retirement programs.
To our readers May 2001 Our third newsletter of the 2000-2001 term addresses the subject of the new rules pertaining to the requirement for minimum retirement distributions from Individual Retirement Accounts ("IRAs") and tax-qualified retirement plans for employees over the age of 70-1/2 and to beneficiaries of deceased IRA owners and plan participants.