High Court Turns Away Teamsters Fund's $58M Pension Suit

By Madeline Lyskawa (June 27, 2022, 6:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined a Teamsters pension fund's request on Monday to review a ruling that let a wholesale grocer avoid paying $58 million the fund claimed it was owed after a warehouse operator stopped contributing.

The justices denied a petition by the New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund to review whether the Second Circuit in January misinterpreted federal laws intended to prevent employers from dodging liability through corporate transactions.

The case stems from a lawsuit the fund filed against C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. in 2016 seeking the remaining $58 million liability it said it was owed...

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