9th Circ. Affirms McGraw-Hill ERISA Case Dismissal

Law360, New York (October 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a putative Employee Retirement Income Securities Act class action against McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc., agreeing with the trial court that the plaintiffs, who worked at McGraw-Hill through a staffing agency, were not eligible for employee benefit plans because they weren't on the company payroll.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Thursday that a trial court was correct when it granted a motion to dismiss the plaintiffs' ERISA claims in January 2006. The Ninth...
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