Dignity Health Seeks High Court Review Of Church Plan Rulings
Mealey's (September 7, 2016, 5:25 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lower courts and religious employers “desperately need definitive resolution” of the recurring question of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s “church plan” exemption, Dignity Health argues in a petition for a writ of certiorari filed Aug. 29 in the U.S. Supreme Court (Dignity Health, et al. v. Starla Rollins, No. 16-258, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 3166).
(Petition available. Document #54-160914-080B.)
“Unless and until this Court acts, lower courts around the country will be saddled with unnecessary litigation and confusion...