Perspectives on where our world is heading from a vantage point in Denver, Colorado.
21 July 2008
ERISA Still Evil
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act's pre-emption provisions were overkill on day one and continue to do grievous harm to employees of American businesses. The linked blog post discussed a bad faith denial of life insurance benefits in which ERISA played a part. This has long needed a legislative fix, but the issue has proved more complex than Congress is willing to handle.