Petitioners Seek U.S. High Court Review Of ‘Church Plan’ Rulings

Mealey's (July 29, 2016, 1:17 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two pension plans in July filed petitions for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking clarification of what constitutes a “church plan” exempt from the requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, et al. v. Laurence Kaplan, No. 16-86, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2706. Advocate Health Care Network, et al. v. Maria Stapleton, et al., No. 16-74, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2675).

(Saint Peter’s petition available. Document #54-160810-033B....
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