US Airways Pilots Ask High Court To Review ERISA Appeal

Law360, New York (April 24, 2014, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A group of former U.S. Airways pilots on Wednesday told the U.S. Supreme Court that the D.C. Circuit wrongly ruled against them in a dispute over the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., which allegedly illegally cut their benefits short when it went bankrupt in 2002.

The approximately 1,700 retired pilots alleged that when PBGC assumed responsibility for the US Airways retirement plan at issue, it had the duty as a guarantor to make the payments due under the plan, but that it instead acted in its own...
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