The U.S. Department of Labor has joined with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to teach small business owners how to set up employee benefits programs.[@@]

A series of seminars on setting up and administering pension, health and other benefit plans will be offered by regional offices of the Labor Department’s Employee Benefit Security Administration, state CPA societies and the AICPA, Washington.

EBSA and AICPA will hold the first seminar Oct. 20 in Los Angeles.