Judge Rules Against N.Y. County’s ‘Fair Share’ Law

NEW YORK — A federal judge here this week threw out a “fair share” health care law passed last year by Suffolk County, N.Y., that required certain large retailers to provide a minimum level of health insurance for their workers.

NEW YORK — A federal judge here this week threw out a “fair share” health care law passed last year by Suffolk County, N.Y., that required certain large retailers to provide a minimum level of health insurance for their workers. Judge Arthur D. Spatt ruled that the Suffolk County law, which dictated that large food retailers pay the county a fee if their employees did not receive a minimum amount of health-care coverage from the company, was superceded by the federal Employee Retirement Incom

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