Ed & Workforce Dems Urge DOL To Consider ERISA Advisory Recs On Disability Benes

By Amy Lotven / April 16, 2024 at 8:10 AM
Democratic leaders of the House Education & the Workforce Committee are urging the Department of Labor to take a close look at the ERISA Advisory Council’s recommendations on ending disability benefits’ discriminatory treatment of conditions related to mental health/substance abuse and let lawmakers know whether additional authorities or resources are needed to implement the proposals. Most long-term disability plans, which are accessible to about 35% of private workers, currently treat disabilities arising from behavioral health conditions differently than those that...

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