Grocer Tells 2nd Circ. It Doesn't Owe $58M To Union Fund

By Tim Ryan (November 6, 2020, 8:33 PM EST) -- A wholesale grocer urged the Second Circuit to uphold a lower court ruling that found it not responsible for a $58 million payment to a Teamsters' pension fund, arguing it was not the successor to the company that operated the warehouse where the union members worked.

C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. argued in its Thursday brief that a federal judge correctly held in March that it was not liable for the payment to the Teamsters pension fund that was triggered when Penn Traffic Co. went bankrupt and its Syracuse, New York, warehouse shut down. C&S said that even though it bought part of...

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