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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

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Disability Benefits  |  5th Dist.

Miller v. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, 2019 IL App (5th) 180267 (February 17, 2019) Monroe Co. (MOORE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Pensions  |  1st Dist.

Siwinski v. The Retirement Board of the Firemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of the City of Chicago, 2019 IL App (1st) 180388 (February 1, 2019) Cook Co., 5th Div, (HOFFMAN) Reversed and remanded with directions.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

ERISA  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Trustees of the Suburban Teamsters of Northern Illinois Pension Fund v. The E Company, No. 18-2273 (January 29, 2019) Affirmed

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Pensions  |  2d Dist.

Frisby v. Village of Bolingbrook Firefighters’ Pension Fund, 2018 IL App (2d) 180218 (December 31, 2018) Du Page Co. (JORGENSEN) Reversed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Pension Code  |  1st Dist.

MEABF Participants v. Municipal Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago, 2018 IL App (1st) 170732 (December 26, 2018) Cook Co., 2d Div, (HYMAN) Affirmed.

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