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Your ERISA Watch – Fourth Circuit Affirms Multi-Million Judgment Against Trustee for Breach of Fiduciary Duty to Employee Stock Ownership Plan

This week’s notable decision is Brundle v. Wilmington Tr., N.A., No. 17-1873, __F.3d__, 2019 WL 1287632 (4th Cir. Mar. 21, 2019), as amended (Mar. 22, 2019), where the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s findings that the…

Your ERISA Watch – Court Rules Collective Bargaining Agreement Provides Vested Lifetime Benefits

Finally!  A win for employees on the promise to provide lifetime healthcare benefits.  This week’s notable decision is a reported decision out of the Northern District of Illinois, Stone v. Signode Indus. Grp., LLC, No. 17 C 5360, __F.Supp.3d__, 2019…

Your ERISA Watch – Sixth Circuit Vacates Arbitrator’s Award of Enhanced Healthcare Coverage to Retirees

This week’s notable decision is an unpublished decision from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals:  International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace And Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), et al., v. TRW Automotive U.S. LLC, No. 18-1160, __F.App’x__, 2019 WL 1040636 (6th…

Your ERISA Watch – Court Rules that Suit Over Employee Stock Deal Led by Now-Felon Is Not Barred by Statute of Limitations

This week’s notable decision is a short and sweet statute of limitations decision in Foster v. Adams & Assocs., Inc., No. 18-CV-02723-JSC, __F.Supp.3d__, 2019 WL 943846 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 26, 2019).  Plaintiffs are participants and beneficiaries of the Adams and…

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