Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is an agency of the U.S.
Department of Labor responsible for administering the provisions of the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).
The EBSA protects the integrity of pensions, health plans, and other employee
benefits for working Americans. It provides information on 73,000 retirement
plans and six million private health plan and helps people navigate the
Department of Labor.
Before its name change in February 2003, the EBSA was known as the Pension
and Welfare Benefits Administration (PWBA).
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