Appellees Tell High Court Advocate Health Care Plan Not Exempt From ERISA
(September 26, 2016, 4:29 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Employee Retirement Income Security Act makes it clear that retirement plans like those established by Advocate Health Care Network are not church plans exempt from the requirements of ERISA, appellees say in an initial brief filed Sept. 14 with the U.S. Supreme Court (Advocate Health Care Network, et al. v. Maria Stapleton, et al., No. 16-74, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3379).
(Brief available. Document #54-161012-013B.)
The appellees — current and former employees of Advocate who participated in Advocate’s...