ABA Journal

Employee Benefits

183 ABA Journal Employee Benefits articles.

Same-Sex Civil Unions Tie Lesser Knot

Same-sex couples who enter into civil unions in New Jersey are finding that the 100-day-old marriage alternative for gays and lesbians doesn’t fully protect their rights in a crisis.


Splenda Agrees to Settlement

How sweet is the settlement reached Friday between the makers of Splenda and Equal?

Lawyers won’t say. They agreed to the deal after jurors announced they had reached a verdict,…

Jury Gets Splenda Ad Case

Splenda’s slogan that it’s “made from sugar so it tastes like sugar” is the subject of a civil suit that goes to a jury today.

Equal argues that consumers are…

7th Circuit Wiki a First for Federal Appeals Courts

A wiki has been created by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reportedly the first such user-friendly Web site created by any federal appeals court in the country.


Skirmish Over Fees

Debate continues over new law allowing veterans to hire lawyers for benefits appeals

Big-Box Match in the Early Rounds

Legal sparring is under way over living-wage laws that are aimed at major retailers

Supporting Actor Role

SEC Wants a Larger Cast of Characters in Securities Fraud Suits

Hardier Stock

Ex-Enron Workers’ ERISA Suits May Reach Where Securities Laws Don’t Go

Open for Business

The Concerns of Corporate America Are Front and Center at the Supreme Court

Taxpayer Savings Time

Tax Laws Contain Incentives to Put Money Away for Retirement and College, but Some May Disappear After 2010

Flying Under the Radar

After Percolating Quietly, These Legal Issues May Grab Headlines in 2005

IRS Gets Tools In New Law

Tax Bill Has Corporate Focus, But Individual Taxpayers Also Will Be Affected

As Worldcom Turns, Cases Pile Up

A Growing Number of Securities Lawsuits Invite More Parallel Proceeding

Erisa Again

High Court Takes Another Look at Pre-Emption in HMO Disput

Streamlining Appeals

ABA Calls for Improvements to Disability Benefits Review Process

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