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0958 — Employee Benefits Law Series

This series covers positions that involve administering, supervising, or performing work requiring specialized knowledge of the provisions governing the administration of private sector employer or employee organization-sponsored pension, health, and welfare plans and the management of plan funds. This knowledge is used to: (1) interpret such laws as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), certain provisions of the Federal Employees’ Retirement System Act (FERSA) relating to the Thrift Savings Plans, pertinent amendments, and tax law, as well as relevant court decisions, regulations, rulings, opinions, and appeal decisions; (2) prepare associated regulations, rulings, advisory opinions, appeal decisions, exemptions, and other technical guides; (3) examine legislative and public policy issues that affect the management, investment practices, assets, and viability of the nation’s employee benefit plans; (4) formulate statutory, regulatory, and policy proposals; and/or (5) provide policy and technical guidance on matters of enforcement.