ERIC Files Lawsuit Against the City of Seattle

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against the City of Seattle for obstructing the federal law that enables large employers to administer health and retirement benefits uniformly across the country. ERIC is requesting an injunction and a declaration from the court that federal law supersedes and preempts the health coverage and payment mandates in Part 3 of the Seattle Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative – SMC 14.25.

Click here to read the complaint.