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Does ERISA preempt breach of contract claims on employment agreements? Yes and no.
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

Employment agreements and offer letters that make reference to employee benefits can create a whole host of potential problems


Beware of being overly generous with health benefits: the stop-loss conundrum
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

Often times, administrators of self-insured plans make decision based on particular circumstances


Withdrawal liability must be actuary's "best estimate"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

When dealing with withdrawal liability, employers frequently question how it is calculated and the answer is usually "by an actuary."


Withdrawal liability: asset sales and exemptions reviewed
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2011

If you are in a multiemployer pension plan as a result of union participation, you should be aware by now of the concept of withdrawal liability


Breach of fiduciary duty claims don't automatically create individual remedies
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

When the Supreme Court decides not to take a case, that is generally not news. But in the case of the Court's decision to decline a review of Walker


Dependent audits and dis-enrollment: yes you can!
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2012

With PPACA comes potential coverage of dependents to age 26


Unions can indemnify employers if it's in the contract
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Back in 2009, we looked at a Third Circuit case called Pittsburgh Mack Sales v. IUOE, Local No. 66 that found that it was not against public policy to require a union to reimburse an employer for withdrawal liability


A late COBRA notice is not retaliation
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

Sometimes displaced employees try to co-mingle law to suggest a variety of nasty acts by their employer


Supreme Court finds medical students are employees for FICA purposes
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2011

In January 11, the Supreme Court ruled Jan. 11 that medical students training to be residents are employees, and not students, and therefore subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act taxes (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research v. United States, U.S., No. 09-837, 11111


Measuring damages is tricky in fiducary breach cases
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2011

Picking plan investments can be a difficult task