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Benefits Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on employee benefits and executive compensation law. Coverage includes benefits-related litigation — including Employee Retirement Income Security Act suits and tax and compliance issues over executive compensation — as well as legislative and regulatory activity.



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Latest News in Benefits

  • June 02, 2020

    PPE Maker Fired Me For Taking COVID-19 Leave, Worker Says

    A former embroiderer for Barrier Technologies LLC sued the radiation protection company Tuesday, claiming she was wrongly fired while self-isolating after developing viral symptoms and denied paid sick leave she was entitled to under the coronavirus-related Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act.

  • June 02, 2020

    SEC, IBM Assail 2nd Circ. Revival Of ERISA Stock-Drop Suit

    IBM and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said the Second Circuit dropped the ball when it revived a proposed class action from IBM workers who claimed they were kept in the dark about the risks of sinking their retirement savings into their employer's stock.

  • June 02, 2020

    Top Dog In Fight To Lead Luckin Suit Exits After Fraud Query

    The investor set claiming to have sustained the most losses from alleged misconduct by Luckin Coffee has dropped out of a fiery competition for appointment as lead plaintiff in a stock-drop suit against the Chinese coffee chain.

  • June 02, 2020

    Eye On ERISA: Q&A With Cohen Buckmann's Carol Buckmann

    Cohen & Buckmann PC co-founding partner Carol Buckmann doesn't agree with Monday's U.S. Supreme Court win for U.S. Bank, which is expected to reduce class actions against fully funded pension plans and potentially cut back on ERISA litigation in general. Buckmann joined Law360 for a chat about the ruling and the other cases she's watching.

  • June 02, 2020

    AGs Say Walmart Employees Need More Virus Protections

    A dozen U.S. attorneys general are pushing Walmart to beef up protections for its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying they have received reports of stores with people too close to one another and locations not being properly cleaned.

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Areas of Coverage

  • LITIGATION
  • ERISA class actions
  • Executive compensation disputes
  • Health benefits suits
  • Retirement benefits suits
  • Worker misclassification actions
  • Tax disputes over retirement plans and executive compensation
  • Workers’ compensation suits
  • AGENCIES
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Affordable Care Act
  • State and federal employee benefits and executive compensation legislation and regulation
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of employee benefits practices

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  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
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