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Metzgar v. U.A. Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 22 Pension Fund

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-417 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974’s anti-cutback rule, 29 U.S.C. 1054(g), prohibits plan trustees and other plan sponsors from eliminating participants’ early retirement benefits through a reinterpretation of the plan to disallow previously permitted postretirement employment, thus accomplishing through a plan interpretation what they could not do through the plan’s formal amendment process.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 18 2022Application (22A182) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 31, 2022 to October 28, 2022, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Aug 25 2022Application (22A182) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until October 28, 2022.
Oct 28 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2022)
Nov 07 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 2, 2022 to January 31, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 08 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 31, 2023.
Nov 29 2022Brief amicus curiae of Pension Rights Center filed.