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Seventh Circuit Rejects Plan’s Attempt to Compel Individual Arbitration of Participant’s Fiduciary Breach Claims

USA - September 30 2021 Recognizing that the Plan contained an unambiguous arbitration provision, and that "ERISA claims are generally arbitrable," the Seventh Circuit Court…

Ian H. Morrison, Sam Schwartz-Fenwick

Who Is Liable for Withdrawal Liability? — The Seventh Circuit Explains An Expansive Definition

USA - July 19 2021 In a recent decision highlighting the potential for far-reaching responsibility for…

Mark Casciari

IDHR Releases Guidance on Workplace Transparency Act Compliance, Promises Model Training In February

USA - February 28 2020 Seyfarth Synopsis: Effective January 1, 2020, the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act (WTA) amended the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) to, among…

Erin Dougherty Foley

Newly Enacted Workplace Transparency Act To Change Illinois Employment Law Landscape

USA - August 12 2019 Seyfarth Synopsis: On Friday, August 9, 2019, Governor J. B. Pritzker signed a wide-ranging bill that, among other things, encompasses the Workplace…

Condon A. McGlothlen, David S. Baffa, Tracy M. Billows

Issue 119: Court Vacates New Rules on Association Health Plans

USA - March 29 2019 This is the one hundred and nineteenth issue in our series of alerts for employers on selected topics on Health Care Reform. (Click here to access…

Sam Schwartz-Fenwick, Joy Sellstrom