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What Does Independence Day Really Mean?

To most of us, the 4 th of July means a day off from work spent with family and friends, perhaps going to a parade, having a barbeque or watching fireworks. But Independence Day signifies so much more. It not only honors the birthday of our country, but the adoption of the Declaration of Independence...

New Philly Law Rewards Employers for Health Benefits to LGBT Employees

Earlier this month, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed legislation that provides a credit to employers who offer health benefits to same-sex couples, life partners and transgender employees . It took less than 50 days from the date that City Council introduced this bill for it to become...

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Life of Retiree Health Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Ordinary contract interpretation should be applied to a dispute over the life of retiree health benefits and, where the contract is silent, courts should apply the relevant default principles, an attorney representing M&G Polymers USA LLC told the high court...