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Supreme Court Turns Away $58 Million Teamsters Pension Lawsuit

June 27, 2022, 1:36 PM

A Teamsters pension fund on Monday failed to persuade the US Supreme Court to hear its lawsuit seeking $58 million in withdrawal liability from C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. on behalf of a warehouse operated by a company from which C&S purchased assets.

The justices declined to review the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s January decision rejecting a lawsuit by the New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund. According to the pension fund, the Second Circuit broke from other circuits and improperly required evidence of fraudulent conduct in weighing whether a transaction was done to “evade ...