The Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans and its working groups are deciding what to discuss at their mid-August meetings.

The advisory council, an arm of the U.S. Department of Labor, and its working groups help Labor officials administer the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Members of the public can attend the meetings and apply for a chance to speak at the meetings.

The full council will hold a short meeting at 9 a.m. Aug. 10 at the Labor Department’s headquarters in Washington to hear updates from EBSA and the working group leaders.

The notice for that meeting is at Document Link

The working group on a prudent investment process will hold a full day meeting Aug. 9. The notice for that meeting is at Document Link

The health information technology working group will hold a full-day meeting Aug. 10. That notice for that meeting is at Document Link

The working group on plan asset rules, exemptions and cross-trading will hold a full-day meeting Aug. 11. The notice for that meeting is at Document Link