Nov
10
2006
Insight

Ballot Initiatives Passed On Election Day Will Affect How Employers Do Business In Eight States

OverviewOn November 7, 2006, voters in several states passed controversial initiatives that will significantly

Nov
6
2006
Insight

Fifth Circuit Holds that Merger Agreement Amends Retiree Medical Program and Prevents Subsequent Amendment to Benefits Coverage

In a case with major implications for retiree medical plans, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held

Nov
1
2006
Insight

Making Nice: The Results of the 2006 California Legislative Session For California’s Employers

Impending elections can have differing impacts where a state legislature is controlled by one party,

Oct
25
2006
Insight

Higher Pay For Long Service Ruled Illegal By The European Court Of Justice If Employee Raises "Serious Doubts"

On October 3, 2006, the European Court of Justice (the "ECJ") issued a long-awaited decision in B.F.

Oct
25
2006
Insight

Comprehensive Pension Reform Becomes Law: A Look At Changes Primarily Affecting Defined Benefit Plans

After years of political debate and negotiation, the Pension Protection Act of 2006 was signed into law

Oct
24
2006
Insight

Texas Supreme Court Provides New Focus for Noncompete Contract Enforcement

All employers have good reason to welcome the Texas Supreme Court's most recent ruling on noncompete

Oct
19
2006
Insight

Comprehensive Pension Reform Becomes Law: A Look At Changes Primarily Affecting Defined Contribution Plans

After years of political debate and negotiation, the Pension Protection Act of 2006 was signed into law

Oct
13
2006
Insight

Oct
11
2006
Insight

NLRB Clarifies and Expands Key Aspects of Supervisory Status Test

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a much-anticipated group of decisions that help to clarify

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