PRC In the News
03/21/16|Pension & Benefits Daily

Church Plan Challengers Score Second Appellate Victory

The nationwide litigation effort accusing large hospitals of using ERISA’s church plan exemption to underfund their pension plans by millions of dollars scored its second big victory when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled against Illinois-based Advocate Health Care Network.

PRC In the News
01/06/16|Pensions & Investments

Appeals court upholds ruling denying church-plan status for health-care system

Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center, called the decision “a terrific victory for thousands of orderlies, cafeteria workers, nurses and others who were told throughout their careers at Saint Peter’s that they were fully protected by federal law.”