In Amicus Brief, Obama Administration Chooses Not to Support Employer Association's Petition for Supreme Court Certiorari Review of Ninth Circuit Decision Favoring San Francisco (PDF)
26 pages. Excerpt: "[I]n light of the new federal legislation, the Department of Labor has concluded that, at present, it would be premature to proceed with regulatory action. In the unlikely event that additional state or local governments choose to enact health care spending requirements like the [San Francisco program], the Department might reconsider whether the preemption issue has sufficient ongoing significance to warrant administrative action to address it. . . . The preemption issue does not warrant this Court's review at this time for the same reasons that the Department of Labor has determined not to take regulatory action on the issue at this time."
(American Benefits Council)
Employer Association's Supplemental Brief to Supreme Court in Golden Gate Restaurant Association v. City and County of San Francisco (PDF)
Federal Personnel Agency Opens Long-Term Care to Same-S.ex Partners
Major Health Plans Eye Ways to Reform Physician Payment Methods
Health Cost Risk and Optimal Retirement Provision: A Simple Rule for Annuity Demand
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Facing Health Reform and Health Benefit Strategies
What the New Health Law Means for You
Questions and Answers on Health Care Reform
Executive Compensation; Benefits in General
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Employers Hiring Fewer Full-Time Workers, More Contractors
Employee Ownership Update for June 1, 2010
Webcasts and Conferences
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Fee Disclosure Under Final DOL 401(b)(2) Regs
Optimizing Processes in the TPA Environment
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