California Employment Law Update

Tag Archives: ERISA preemption

San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance Probably Is Not Preempted By ERISA

Golden Gate Restaurant Ass’n v. City & County of San Francisco, 512 F.3d 1112 (9th Cir. 2008) In 2006, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed and the mayor signed into law the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance which, among other things, requires employers with more than 20 employees to make healthcare expenditures on … Continue Reading

County Employee May Plead ERISA And, Alternatively, Breach Of Contract Claims In The Same Complaint

Coleman v. Standard Life Ins. Co., 288 F. Supp. 2d 1116 (E.D. Cal. 2003) Floyd Coleman, who was employed as a probation officer for the County of Sacramento, sued Standard Life Insurance Company after it denied him long-term disability benefits for his knee condition and chronic back pain. Coleman sued for a violation of ERISA … Continue Reading

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