High Court Ruling May Be A Boon For Benefits Access

Law360 (February 19, 2021, 9:34 PM EST) -- A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling narrowing the scope of ERISA's preemption clause will likely clear the way for more cities and states to require employers to boost workers' access to health care and retirement programs, experts say.

Lawmakers' efforts to do so, by mandating that employers enroll workers in state-run retirement savings programs and either provide health care or pay their workers more, currently face an existential threat in the Ninth Circuit.

But attorneys think the high court's recent Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association decision bolsters the argument that these local and state laws can exist in harmony with...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!