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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 FindLaw
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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