Participants’ Claims on Behalf of ERISA Plan Not Covered by Arbitration Clause

BenefitsPro published an article written by partner Joshua Fowkes discussing recent ERISA claims and rulings.

Specifically, Josh analyzed a decision in which the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently upheld a lower court ruling that a group of ERISA plan participants’ claims under ERISA Section 502(a)(2) for breach of fiduciary duty were not required to be arbitrated despite the fact that the participants had entered into employment agreements requiring them to arbitrate all of their claims.

Read the full article here.


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