Washington’s long-term care law challenged

Washington’s long-term care law challenged

Payroll deductions for Washington’s long-term care law were to begin January 1, 2022.See April Benefit Beat article here.

On November 9, 2021, a class action lawsuit (Pacific Bells LLC et al v. Inslee et al) was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington claiming that the law violates the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Employers employing individuals in the State of Washington will want to keep an eye on this litigation.


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