Tag Archives: ERISA

High Court Holds ERISA Preempts State Law Regulating Plan Reporting Requirements

On March 1, 2016, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the scope of ERISA preemption as it relates to reporting requirements. In Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. [pdf], the High Court held that ERISA preempts a Vermont statute regulating plan reporting requirements. The Vermont law addressed in Gobeille required disclosure of payments related … Continue Reading

Big-Time Fun Restaurant Is Having a Decidedly Unfunny Time After Cutting Health Care Benefits

Dave & Buster’s, the establishment known for serving up “big-time fun” by combining food, drinks and arcade games, is in the news for being the first business accused in a lawsuit of cutting its workers’ hours to avoid providing health care under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security … Continue Reading

Dear Prudence: ERISA fiduciaries have a continuing duty to monitor trust investments

On May 18, the Supreme Court handed down a decision [pdf] in the case of Tibble v. Edison International, confirming that ERISA fiduciaries have a continuing duty to monitor and make prudent decisions regarding trust investments. Under ERISA, a fiduciary must discharge his or her responsibility with the care, skill, prudence and diligence that a … Continue Reading