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SCOTUS Seeks Government Input on PricewaterhouseCoopers Pension

Oct. 19, 2020, 2:24 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday signaled interest in hearing a class action by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP retirees seeking higher pension benefits, inviting the U.S. solicitor general to file a brief giving its opinion on how a federal appeals court handled ERISA remedies.

This move by the justices signals that someone at the court is interested in the dispute, and it increases the chances the case will be heard from 1% to 5%, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis.

PwC asked the Supreme Court to undo a 2019 decision in which the Second Circuit held for the first time that ...