ERISA Group Asks 9th Circ. To Scrap Seattle Benefits Law

By Dorothy Atkins (March 1, 2021, 11:24 PM EST) -- The ERISA Industry Committee urged the Ninth Circuit on Monday to find that a Seattle ordinance requiring large hotels to pay workers for health care coverage is preempted by federal law, arguing that the ordinance isn't merely "wage-like" because it requires a new system to dole out differing payment amounts based on marital status and family size....

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