California employers know the holidays bring chilly nights (by California standards), holiday cheer, decked halls, and… ringing in the New Year with a host of new employment laws and complianceContinue Reading ’Tis the Season for California’s 2023 Legislative Update: Employer Considerations
The contours of plaintiff pleading requirements for ERISA fiduciary breach claims sketched by the Supreme Court in Hughes v. Northwestern University continue to evolve. Recent cases suggest that plaintiffs may…Continue Reading The Tide May Be Turning on Flood of ERISA Excessive Fee Class Actions
On Sept. 5, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 257, the controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Act” (the Act).
Continue Reading FAST Act Becomes Law in California, but Voter Referendum Filed in Response
California and North Carolina district courts have dismissed major class action challenges to AT&T and Lowe’s 401(k) plan recordkeeping fees based on extensive step-by-step documentation that the plan fiduciaries acted…
Continue Reading Process Prevails in ERISA Excessive Fee Victories