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District Court Determines Atrium Hospital Benefit Plans Are Governmental Plans Exempt from ERISA
Courts Revisit Definition of 'Church Plan' After 2017 Supreme Court Decision
District Court Analyzes Church Plan Definitional Issues
Pension Investing: An Alternative Strategy for Public and Church Defined Benefit Plans
District Court Decides Medical Center Plan is a Church Plan Under ERISA
[Guidance Overview] Rhode Island Now Requiring Financial Information from Church DB Plans with 200 or More Members
SSM Health Care Reaches $60 Million Settlement in Church Plan Case
$60M Settlement Reached in SSM Health Care Corp. Litigation Over 'Church Plan' Status
New Tactics Being Deployed to Challenge Church Plans
New Jersey Hospital Pensioners Sue Newark Archdiocese
$60M Deal Gets Green Light in SSM Health 'Church Plan' Suit
Whither the American Pension?
Judge Conditionally Approves Proposed Settlement to Resolve St. Joseph Health Lawsuits
Dignity Health 'Church Plan' Litigation Defeats Dismissal Motions
OSF Healthcare Church Plan Challenge Dismissed
The New Principal-Purpose Organization Question in Church Plan Litigation: Does the Committee 'Maintain' the Plan?
District Court Opinion: Denial of Dignity Health's Motion to Dismiss Based on Church Plan Exemption (PDF)
Rhode Island May Require Transparency for Church Plans
[Guidance Overview] IRS Finds No Harm, No Foul for Church Plan Treatment
Rhode Island Law Will Facilitate Settlements in Lawsuits Over Failed St. Joseph's Pension Fund
Lawsuit Argues Health Provider Plan Lost Its Church Plan Status
Catholic Bishop of Providence, Hospital Operators Accused in Pension Lawsuit
Diocese of La Crosse Pension Plan Termination on Hold
District Court Refuses to Dismiss Former Committee Members from Church Plan Funding Lawsuit
Diocese of La Crosse Terminates Underfunded DB Plan
Court of Appeals Answers More Questions on Church Plan Exemption
Tenth Circuit Diminishes Ability to Challenge Church Plan Status of Healthcare Organization's Retirement Plan
Church Plan Challenges Lead Uptick in ERISA Class Action Settlements in 2017
Ascension Health Gets OK for $29.5M Deal to End ERISA Suit
Tenth Circuit Agrees with District Court That Catholic Health Initiative's Plan Is a 'Church Plan' (PDF)
Feds Defend Pension Law's Religious Exemption
Supreme Court Broadly Interprets Scope of ERISA's Church Plan Exemption (PDF)
Church Retirement Plans and Retired Ministers May Be Impacted by District Court's Housing Allowance Ruling
St. Joseph's Healthcare Settles Challenge to Church Plan Status
St. Joseph's Nurses Get Initial OK for $42M ERISA Settlement
[Guidance Overview] A Primer on Church Retirement Plans (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Comparison of Retirement Programs Available to Church and Church-Related Employers (PDF)
Ascension Health Grants $29.5M Backstop for Wheaton Pension
Diocese Failed to Make Contributions to Hospital Employees' Pension Fund for Years
Pension Fund for Hospital Nurses Placed in Receivership
Supreme Court Church Plan Ruling May Bring Wider Interpretation in the Future
Another Question is Answered in the Who's the Employer Q&A Column
Hospitals' Supreme Court Victory Leaves Unresolved Questions for Church Plan Sponsors
Supreme Court Decision Offers Some Relief to Church-Affiliated Nonprofits Using ERISA Church Plan Exemption
New Questions for Church-Affiliated Organizations After Supreme Court Addresses ERISA Church Plan Exemption
Another Question is Answered in the Who's the Employer Q&A Column
Moody's: Supreme Court Ruling on 'Church Plans' Positive for Faith-Based Hospitals
Supreme Court Ruling Ends the Battle But Not the War: What Church-Affiliated Church Plan Sponsors Need to Know and Do Now
Highest Court Recognizes Highest Power: Church-Owned Businesses Secure Supreme Court Win (PDF)
ERISA 'Church Plan' Exemption Applies to Religiously Affiliated Hospital Plans
Church Plan Sponsors Should Take Action to Shore Up Exemption
Church-Affiliated Hospitals Fall Within ERISA's Church Plan Exemption
Supreme Court Interprets 'Church Plan' Exemption in Favor of Religious Charities
Supreme Court Finds 'Church Plans' Need Not Be Established by Churches (PDF)
Supreme Court: 'Church Plans' Include Those Established by Church-Affiliated Organizations
Unanimous Supreme Court Decision in Favor of 'Church Plan' Defendants But Is More Litigation Coming?
Church-Affiliated Employers Get Win As SCOTUS Clarifies ERISA Exemption
Supreme Court's 'Church Plan' Decision Leaves Key Issue Undecided
Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds ERISA Exemption for Church-Affiliated Pension Plans
Text of Supreme Court Opinion: DB Plan of Church-Affiliated Organization is 'Church Plan' Regardless of Who Established It (PDF)
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