Pa. Prison Guards Seek $226M From Health Benefits Trust

Law360, Philadelphia (May 31, 2013, 3:40 PM ET) -- Four union officials serving as members of a Pennsylvania state trust set up to pay health benefits for public employees filed suit against their colleagues Thursday seeking to recoup $226 million diverted from the fund as part of a 2009 deal orchestrated by former Gov. Ed Rendell.

In a suit filed in the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, members of the Pennsylvania Employee Benefits Trust Fund’s executive committee representing a labor union for state corrections officers claim Rendell and officials with the American Federation of...
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