ERIC Number: EJ231884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Reading the Readability Rules: ERISA and the SPDs.
Thompson, William N.
Reading Horizons, v20 n4 p264-67 Sum 1980
Summarizes a report noting that although federal regulations require that summary plan descriptions (SPDs) of pensions must be written at low readability levels, both the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) regulating such plans and a mandatory statement for inclusion in SPDs are written at an exceptionally difficult college level. (MKM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Employee Retirement Income Security Act