Understanding your employee rights and benefits for health and retirement for the working woman, with Tangela Richardson, Wellness Programs for Health, US Dept of Labor
- How EBSA can assist in protecting your rights
- What does the Affordable Care Act say about you being covered for benefits
- What happens if I enroll in my employer’s retirement plans? How to stay on top of your money
- Things to know for the aspiring entrepreneur and future business owner
Bio. Tangela Richardson is a Benefits Advisor and federal civilian employee with the U.S Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). Tangela began her civilian career with the U.S Department of Army, where she worked as a Human Resources Specialist for 4 years. In 2012, she joined the U.S Department of Labor where she continues to work on enforcement and compliance matters with private-sector employers as well as responding to inquiries and complaints from our general public.
Department of Labor, EBSA, is responsible for the enforcement of federal laws such as ERISA, Cobra, Affordable Care Act, and HIPAA, and oversees approximately 707,000 private-sector retirement plans, approximately 2.3 million health plans, and a similar number of other welfare benefit plans that provide benefits to approximately 141 million Americans.
Tangela served 16 years in the Army Reserve. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with the University of Central Florida and is currently enrolled in graduate school working towards an MBA Degree.
Tangela has conducted over 30 outreach presentations for EBSA to promote education and awareness of the retirement, health and other workplace related benefits of America’s workers and their families.