Bloomberg Law
May 25, 2023, 5:43 PM

Skip Bargaining Contract Exit Suit, Pension Fund Tells Justices

Jacklyn Wille
Jacklyn Wille
Legal Reporter

A lawsuit between a Teamsters pension fund and two trucking logistics companies over the companies’ contribution obligations is a “narrow” contract dispute that doesn’t warrant US Supreme Court review, the fund said in a new brief.

The Central States, Southeast & Southwest Areas Pension Fund on Wednesday advised the justices to deny a petition filed by Transervice Logistics Inc. and Zenith Logistics Inc. The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit correctly ruled that the companies didn’t clearly communicate their intent to terminate the agreement requiring pension fund contributions, and that ruling was “consistent with the approach of all ...

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