ERISA Does Not Preempt Michigan Law: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (September 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has dissolved a 1992 injunction against a Michigan law dealing with the training of apprentice electricians, ruling that intervening case law demonstrates that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act does not preempt the state legislation.

On Tuesday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit overturned a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan upholding the injunction.

The case centers around two provisions of a 1990 Michigan law that required a one-to-one ratio at job sites...
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