Company Subject To Withdrawal Liability As A Successor, 9th Circuit Says

(September 24, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A district court erred in determining that a flooring company was not subject to withdrawal liability under a pension plan because the flooring company can be considered as a successor as there was substantial continuity between the predecessor and successor’s business operations, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Sept. 11 (Resilient Floor Covering Pension Trust Fund Board of Trustees, et al. v. Michael’s Floor Covering Inc., No. No. 12-17675, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 16160).

(Opinion available. Document #54-151014-024Z.)...
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