Floor Company Appeals Withdrawal Liability Finding To Supreme Court
(March 21, 2016, 8:03 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A construction industry employer asked the U.S. Supreme Court on March 4 to resolve a circuit split over the applicability of withdrawal liability under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act (MPPAA) to successors of defunct employers (Michael’s Floor Covering LLC v. Resilient Floor Covering Pension Fund, No. 15-1118, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition for certiorari available. Document #54-160413-016B.)
According to Michael’s Floor Covering LLC, “every other circuit to consider the question has held that before a successor can be found to be liable for withdrawal...