New opinion — employment-suit pre-emption

In today’s lone opinion, the court held that neither ERISA nor the LMRA pre-empt the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, vacating the ruling below with instructions to remand to state court.

The case was New Jersey Carpenters v. Tishman Construction. Opinion by Chagares, joined by McKee and Shwartz. The case was decided without oral argument.