NEWS ADVISORY

March 11, 2013
PR-3/03
For additional information:
Jason Hammersla (American Benefits Council) at jhammersla@abcstaff.org or 202-289-6700
Melissa Sharp (WorldatWork) at melissa.sharp@worldatwork.org or 202-315-5565

Media briefing conference call:

American Benefits Council, WorldatWork to release results of employer survey on 401(k) plans

WHO: Lynn Dudley, senior vice president, policy, American Benefits Council
Cara Woodson Welch, vice president of policy and public affairs, WorldatWork
WHAT: In a media briefing conference call on Wednesday, March 13, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, the American Benefits Council and WorldatWork will unveil the 2013 Trends in 401(k) Plans and Retirement Rewards study, based on the results of a recent survey of large employer plan sponsors.

The study provides a snapshot of defined contribution plan activity at major American companies, summarizing findings on participation and contribution rates, plan design and withdrawal activity. The 2013 Study is a continuation of a survey fielded first in 2002 and most recently in 2008.

An embargoed copy of the survey will be sent on Tuesday to everyone who registers.
WHERE: This briefing will be held by conference call only.
Dial in number: 855-845-2691
No password needed; ask operator for “401(k) study media briefing”

Please RSVP here.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A recording will be made available upon request.
CONTACT: For other queries, or to schedule an individual interview with Council or WorldatWork staff, contact:
· Jason Hammersla (American Benefits Council) at jhammersla@abcstaff.org or 202-289-6700
· Melissa Sharp (WorldatWork) at melissa.sharp@worldatwork.org or 202-315-5565

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The American Benefits Council is the national trade association for companies concerned about federal legislation and regulations affecting all aspects of the employee benefits system. The Council’s members represent the entire spectrum of the private employee benefits community and either sponsor directly or administer retirement and health plans covering more than 100 million Americans.