Sara Lee Ordered To Pay Pension Fund Contributions

Law360, New York (October 1, 2009, 6:21 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has approved an Illinois pension fund's request for summary judgment in a suit accusing Sara Lee Bakery Group Inc. of failing to make contributions to the fund on behalf of six employees of the company's former bread depot subsidiary.

Judge Virginia M. Kendall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Monday found that Sara Lee was liable to the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund for unpaid contributions dating back to February 2001 while simultaneously denying...
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