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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Employee Benefits Section is to study, educate the profession, comment on legislation and regulation and perform other appropriate activities assigned to it by the Association with respect to the following as they relate to the compensation (current or deferred, direct or fringe benefit) of persons for employment type services:

  1. Rights between employers and employees;
  2. Rights between contractors;
  3. Tax and estate planning;
  4. Reporting and disclosure;
  5. Benefit administration;
  6. Investments and fiduciary duties;
  7. Age and sex discrimination; and
  8. Other appropriate and related matters.

Recent Related Cases

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

ERISA  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Laborer’s Pension Fund v. W.R. Weis Company, Inc., Nos. 16-2079 & 16-2944 Cons. (January 8, 2018) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Disability Benefits  |  1st Dist.

Keeling v. Board of Trustees of the Forest Park Police Pension Fund, 2017 IL App (1st) 170804 (December 27, 2017) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (LAVIN) Reversed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Disability Benefits  |  5th Dist.

Martin v. Board of Trustees of the Police Pension Fund of the Village of Shiloh, 2017 IL App (5th) 160344 (November 29, 2017) St. Clair Co. (GOLDENHERSH) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Administrative Law  |  2d Dist.

Naden v. The Firefighters’ Pension Fund of the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District, 2017 IL App (2d) 160698 (November 17, 2017) Kane Co. (HUTCHINSON) Vacated and remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Pension Code  |  3d Dist.

Sottos v. Board of Trustees of the Firefighters’ Pension Fund of the City of Moline, 2017 IL App (3d) 160481 (November 3, 2017) Rock Island Co. (CARTER) Circuit court affirmed; Board's amended decision reversed; Board's initial decision reinstated.

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