Dignity Health Seeks SCOTUS Relief in Pension Case

Sept. 15, 2016, 4:00 AM

California hospital system Dignity Health is calling on Justice Anthony M. Kennedy for temporary relief from a decision holding it liable for mismanaging and underfunding its pension plans (Dignity Health v. Rollins, U.S., No. 16-258, application to stay mandate filed 9/7/16).

In a petition filed Sept. 7, Dignity asked Kennedy to hit the pause button on a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruling forcing the hospital to run its pension plans in accordance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The Ninth Circuit refused to stay its decision while Dignity appealed to the U.S. Supreme...

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