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Defined Benefit Plan Participants Have Standing to Pursue Fiduciary Breach Claims

A federal district court in Minnesota found that participants in a defined benefit pension plan had standing to assert claims that defendants breached their fiduciary duties by, among other things, shifting to an...more

Illinois Supreme Court Agrees to Return to Pension Debates

In the closing days of its September term, the Illinois Supreme Court agreed to return once again to what surely must be the most controversial subject at the moment in all of Illinois’ civil law: public pensions. Matthews v....more

ERISA Fiduciary Duties and the Tension Between the Affordable Care Act and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("ACA") has significantly changed the healthcare industry in the United States. Among the many changes is the new requirement that healthcare providers must provide all "Food...more

Trends in New Jersey Employment Law - February 2014

Appellate Division Roundup - In recent months, New Jersey's Appellate Division has rendered three significant employment law decisions. State v. Saavedra, No. A-1449-12T4, 2013 N.J. Super. LEXIS 185 (App. Div....more

California Employment Law Notes - January 2014

TV Station's Failure To Hire Weather News Anchor Was Protected By Free Speech Rights - Hunter v. CBS Broadcasting, Inc., 221 Cal. App. 4th 1510 (2013) - Kyle Hunter sued CBS Broadcasting for age and gender...more

Legal Byte: Withdrawing from corporate representation? Can you?

Legal Byte: Withdrawing from corporate representation? Can you?...more

Legal Byte: Citing to unpublished appellate opinions: may I?

Legal Byte: Judicial notice can get you around the "no-citation" rule to cite to unpublished appellate opinions to support your analysis. ...more

The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - May 2012

In This Issue: - Editor’s Overview ...1 - Health Care Reform Remains Alive and Well as DOL Enforces ACA through Plan Audits ...2 - Class Warfare — ERISA Class Litigation in Light of Wal-Mart v....more

Legislative Changes Give Georgia Employers Cause to Review the Restrictive Covenants in Their Employment Contracts

Non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants are valuable tools for employers, allowing companies to protect their business models, customer lists, trade secrets, and other critical information. Until last year,...more

The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - June 2011

In This Issue: - CIGNA Corp. v. Amara: Changing the Landscape of ERISA Litigation - The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s Individual Mandate Set to be Scrutinized by Four United States Courts of...more

California Employment Law Update

Sales Reps Could Proceed With Breach Of Contract And Age Discrimination Claims Stroke Victim Could Proceed With Disability And Age Discrimination Claims Employee Could Proceed With Disability Discrimination And Harassment...more

Stuart v. TUSD

Appeal from Denial of SLAPP

Appeal from denial of SLAPP motion. Court of Appeal opinion....more

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