Articles From Benjamin E. Gehrt

A warning to public sector employers: ERISA can apply to you By Benjamin E. Gehrt Employee Benefits, June 2014 Many HR professionals, elected officials, and even some attorneys share a common belief: ERISA does not apply to public sector employers. Unfortunately, they are wrong.
When are single-location bargaining units appropriate for health care employers? By Benjamin E. Gehrt Labor and Employment Law, March 2007 In County of Cook (Provident Hospital, the Illinois Court of Appeals was presented with the issue of what standard should be applied to determine if a single-location bargaining unit is appropriate for a health care employer with multiple facilities. 

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