Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Heinz

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Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Heinz
Seal of the United States Supreme Court
Argued April 19, 2004
Decided June 7, 2004
Full case nameCentral Laborers' Pension Fund, Petitioner v. Thomas E. Heinz, et al.
Citations541 U.S. 739 (more)
124 S. Ct. 2230; 159 L. Ed. 2d 46
ERISA §204(g) prohibits a plan amendment expanding the categories of postretirement employment that triggers suspension of the payment of early retirement benefits already accrued.
Court membership
Chief Justice
William Rehnquist
Associate Justices
John P. Stevens · Sandra Day O'Connor
Antonin Scalia · Anthony Kennedy
David Souter · Clarence Thomas
Ruth Bader Ginsburg · Stephen Breyer
Case opinions
MajoritySouter, joined by unanimous court
ConcurrenceBreyer, joined by Rehnquist, O'Connor, Ginsburg

Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. Heinz, 541 U.S. 739 (2004), is a case that was argued in the Supreme Court of the United States on 19 April 2004. The question it presented was whether Section 204(g) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act contradicts Section 203(a)(3)(B).

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Further reading[edit]

  • Clarkson, Michael; Thomas, Ann (2004). "Recent Developments in Employer-Employee Relations". Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. 40: 369. ISSN 1543-3234.
  • Ryan, Priscilla E.; Sharara, Norma M. (2004). "Employee Benefits". Tax Lawyer. 58: 1055. ISSN 0040-005X.

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