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Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners

High-profile lawsuits headed to the Sixth Circuit in 2013

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • January 25 2013

Last year was an active year for the Sixth Circuit, particularly on its business docket. As you know from following our blog, the Sixth Circuit

Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • June 29 2012

On June 28, the much-anticipated decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius was released by the Supreme Court

CalPERS suffers standing setback in spiking suit

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 23 2012

Last Friday, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael P. Kenny ruled on demurrers to a petition for a writ of mandamus filed against the Board of Administration of the California Public Employees Retirement System, California Prison Healthcare Receivership Corporation, Judicial Council of California-Administrative Ofice of the Courts, and J. Clark Kelso

Bill renewing Trade Adjustment Assistance Program ready for president's signature

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2011

On October 12 the House by a 307-122 margin approved a measure that temporarily and retroactively extends the Trade Adjustment Assistance program that was enacted as part of the 2009 stimulus package and expired in February 2011

More on summary of benefits coverage: FAQ part 8

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 23 2012

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments next week on the constitutional challenges to health care reform

Connecticut governor vetoes bill establishing the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • June 24 2008

Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell recently vetoed House Bill 5536, An Act Establishing the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership (the "Bill"), which is intended to achieve savings for Connecticut municipalities, nonprofit groups and small employers with 50 employees or less by allowing them to join the current state employees' health insurance program

Arizona must continue offering benefits to same-sex partners of state employees

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • September 12 2011

Last Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit upheld an injunction that blocked an Arizona law that would have eliminated health care benefits for same-sex partners of state employees

Year-end wrap-up for benefit plans

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • November 23 2010

As the end of 2010 draws near, we want to highlight some of the key year-end action items for benefit plan sponsors to consider before 2011

2011-2012 Massachusetts legislative session

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

The formal legislative session for 2011-2012 concluded on July 31st