No Pension Boost For Pa. Transit Retirees: Appeals Court

Law360, Philadelphia (February 25, 2013, 6:32 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Monday that retired members of a Pittsburgh-area transit workers union were not entitled to ad hoc pension increases, affirming an earlier trial court decision that the transit authority lacked the legal authority to bolster the payments.

Local 85 of the Amalgamated Transit Union had sought a declaratory judgment obligating the Port Authority of Allegheny County, or PAT, to implement the increases recommended in a fact-finding report, claiming that PAT had agreed to them in the past and that they did not...
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