Employee Benefits Committee

This committee focuses on all employee benefit issues: health care, pension and retirement plans, and other employer-provided benefits, as well as public programs such as Social Security and Medicare.

This committee focuses on all employee benefit issues: health care, pension and retirement plans, and other employer-provided benefits, as well as public programs such as Social Security and Medicare.  The committee has a Retirement Plans Subcommittee, a Healthcare Regulatory Task Force, and Health Insurer Council, which consider these issues in more detail than the full committee.

Recent Activity

ReportJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Ready, Fire, Aim: How State Regulators Are Threatening the Gig Economy and Millions of Workers and Consumers

Some lawmakers and regulators are pursuing policies harmful to the gig economy, workers, and consumers, but they could adderss concerns around gig workers while preserving the gig model itself. If we want to preserve what is good about the gig economy, we have to fashion regulatory solutions for the twenty-first century. We cannot continue to rely on existing employment models alone. 

Letters to CongressNov 05, 2019 - 2:30pm

Coalition Letter to Senate Leadership in support of the SECURE Act of 2019

This coalition letter to the U.S. Senate urges quick action to pass H.R. 1994 is signed by more than 90 organizations.

ArticleAug 08, 2019 - 12:00pm
New York City

New York’s Minimum Wage Case Study

New York City’s new $15/hour minimum wage went into effect this year, and business owners already are feeling the predictable consequences.

CommentAug 05, 2019 - 2:00pm

Comments to HHS on Revisions to 1557 Non-Discrimination Rules

On August 5, 2019 the U.S.