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Orchestra Owes Union Pension $1.6M For Exiting Fund

Law360 (April 19, 2019, 9:53 PM EDT) -- A Jewish orchestra must pay a withdrawal fee imposed on it by a union pension fund, a New York federal judge ruled Friday, awarding the fund more than $1.1 million for the fee, plus more than $500,000 between interest and damages.

In a four-page order, U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl ruled the American Federation of Musicians and Employers' Pension Fund is owed those amounts plus attorney fees after ruling in May that Neshoma Orchestra and Singers Inc. forfeited its right to dispute the fee when it didn't ask for arbitration until nearly two months after the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...

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April 12, 2017

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