JPMorgan Chase claimed that branches are rarely open for more than 40 hours a week, and that total is offset by breaks and lunches. Read more
The named Plaintiffs contended that St. Joseph's unlawfully denied ERISA protections to participants and beneficiaries of the pension plan. Read more
The Seventh Circuit observed that nothing in the venue provision's text expressly invalidated forum selection clauses in ERISA plans. Read more
The judges’ decision was guided by the Fifth Circuit’s 1991 insurer-friendly ruling in Pierre v. Conn. Gen. Life Ins. Co. Read more
A California judge has granted preliminary approval to ABM Security Services’ $110 million settlement to resolve long-pending claims. Read more
A California state judge has requested unopposed changes to ABM Security Services’ $110 million settlement. Read more
The jurors also found that drivers were under Wal-Mart’s control during federally mandated 10-hour layover breaks. Read more
The Seventh and Third circuits concluded the hospitals’ retirements plans aren’t excluded from ERISA as “church plans.” Read more
A California judge has granted preliminary approval to CVS Caremark Corp.’s $12.75 million settlement of claims it shorted roughly 78,000 workers on pay for time they spent in security check... Read more
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will also pay its share of employer taxes on the wage portion of the settlement. Read more
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