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Employee Benefits

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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 Supreme Court / Civil

Pension Code  |  4th Dist.

Piccioli v. Board of Trustees of the Teachers’ Retirement System, 2019 IL 122905 (April 4, 2019) Sangamon Co. (BURKE) Circuit court reversed; remanded with directions.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Disability Benefits  |  3d Dist.

Prawdzik v. Board of Trustees of the Homer Township Fire Protection District Pension Fund, 2019 IL App (3d) 170024 (March 27, 2019) Will Co. (HOLDRIDGE) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Public Safety Employee Benefits Act  |  3d Dist.

Beckman v. City of Peoria, 2019 IL App (3d) 180467 (March 15, 2019) Peoria Co. (WRIGHT) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Pension Code  |  2d Dist.

McCumber v. The Board of Trustees of the Oswego Fire Protection District Firefighters’ Pension Fund, 2019 IL App (2d) 180316 (March 8, 2019) Kendall Co. (SPENCE) Affirmed.

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.