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February 16, 2024

Sponsoring a Group Health Plan for Employees? What Employers Need to Know About the Consolidated Appropriations Act

Employers sponsoring group health plans must understand and comply with new requirements imposed by the Consolidated Appropriations Act.

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February 16, 2024

D.C. Circuit Breaks from Second Circuit, Finds Pension Fund May Retroactively Change Its Interest Rate Assumptions

On February 9, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a decision affirming the district court’s decision to vacate an arbitration award for the employer in a pension fund withdrawal liability case.

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October 6, 2023

Michigan Court Dismisses ERISA Class Action

Fiduciaries of 401(k) and other retirement plans continue to be targeted by class action lawsuits brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) challenging fiduciary decisions regarding investment options and administrative fees.

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October 5, 2023

Fourth Circuit Establishes New Standards for Plaintiffs Seeking Unjust Enrichment as an Equitable Remedy under ERISA

The United States Court of Appeals recently shed light on when—and under what conditions—a plaintiff may seek a monetary recovery under § 502(a)(3) of ERISA. Section 502(a)(3) authorizes courts to award only “equitable relief.”

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August 9, 2023

Littler Lightbulb – July Employment Appellate Roundup

This Littler Lightbulb highlights some of the more significant employment law developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal in the last month.

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May 2, 2023

Federal Court Dismisses Case Alleging Breach of ERISA Fiduciary Duties in 401(k) Class Action

Fiduciaries of retirement plans continue to be plagued by class actions brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) challenging their fiduciary management of investment options and participant fees.

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February 2, 2023

Seventh Circuit Case Confirms that “Full and Fair Review” of Disability Claims Requires Disclosure of New Evidence Before Denying Appeals

A recent federal appeals court case clarifies that, under ERISA, the regulations governing disability plans’ claims review procedures apply to claims that predate the 2018 changes to the regulations.

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January 25, 2023

Update in ERISA Litigation Involving Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Claims

Lawsuits against employers offering retirement benefit plans have been on the rise. Recent suits, discussed in this update, have provided some guidance for employers.

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January 5, 2023

Long-Awaited Fall Regulatory Agenda Provides Glimpse of Administration’s Regulatory Goals

On January 4, 2023, the Biden administration released its long-awaited Fall 2022 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.

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December 12, 2022

First Circuit Creates New Fiduciary Duty Under ERISA for Insurers Accepting Group Premiums from Employers

The First Circuit recently ruled that an insurer owes a fiduciary duty to all employees enrolling in group benefit plans to verify eligibility for coverage at or near the time of enrollment under ERISA.

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