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Ninth Circuit: Employer Violated ERISA 510 by Failing to Continue Health Coverage for Disabled Inactive Employee (PDF)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, via FindLawLink to more items from this source
[Opinion]
Oct. 7, 2002

13 pages. Lessard v. Applied Risk Management, No. 01-15648 (9th Cir. Oct. 3, 2002). Excerpt: [A provision in the employer"s agreement to sell its assets] facially discriminates against employees who were on disability, workers' compensation, and any other form of extended leave, explicitly excepting from its separate schedule for conditional transfer [to the assets" buyer] any employee who was absent from work due to vacation, holiday, or personal reasons.... This conduct constitutes discrimination on its face.

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