Trustee Handbook

A Guide to Labor-Management Employee Benefit Plans
Seventh Edition

The must-have book for every trustee

Widely regarded as the indispensable tool for every multiemployer plan trustee and administrator, the Trustee Handbook: A Guide to Labor-Management Employee Benefit Plans has been revised and updated to include essential fiduciary information without the legalese. This comprehensive handbook includes practical tips and checklists, sample materials and short legal summaries of important legal decisions concerning the management of pension, and health and welfare benefit plans.

Over 40 industry experts have contributed to this handbook, covering:

  • Fiduciary responsibility under ERISA
  • Health care benefits, including PPACA and COBRA
  • Retirement benefits
  • Investment management (expanded section)
  • Administration
  • New! Apprenticeship and training programs.

Table of contents and sample chapter
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"Every responsible trustee should buy the Trustee Handbook. The information contained within the Handbook will help you make informed, intelligent and prudent decisions that will best benefit your plan participants and fulfill your fiduciary responsibilities. You will come to consider it your operating manual for life as a trustee." 

Peter F Castellarin
Chief Executive Officer
M&O Insulation Company

"As a trustee or administrator you have a unique opportunity to help shape and ensure a secure future for plan participants and their families. The Trustee Handbook can help you achieve that outcome. Make this a well-thumbed addition to your office library."

George R. Laufenberg, CEBS
Administrative Manager
New Jersey Carpenters Funds