16. PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

ERISA Cases To Watch In 2020: All Eyes On The High Court – Law360

ERISA Cases To Watch In 2020: All Eyes On The High Court  Law360

Law360 (January 1, 2020, 12:04 PM EST) — 2020 is shaping up to be a banner year for benefits law, with three ERISA cases already on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket and a number of other high-profile lawsuits at the circuit court level that could attract the justices’ attention. 

The conservative-leaning Supreme Court could use the cases to limit workers’ ability to pursue Employee Retirement Income Security Act class actions, but that’s far from a sure bet. The U.S. Department of Labor supports the workers’ position in two of the three cases, one against U.S. Bank and the other against Intel Corp.’s retirement plan committee.

Attorneys say they are…

Source: law360.com

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