Court Has No Authority To Issue Injunction In MPPAA Dispute, 6th Circuit Rules

Court Has No Authority To Issue Injunction In MPPAA Dispute, 6th Circuit Rules

CINCINNATI - The Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980 (MPPAA) prohibits courts from issuing injunctions enjoining multiemployer plans from collecting withdrawal liability pending a final decision by an arbitrator, and the act does not provide an exception to the arbitration requirement for "union-mandated" withdrawals, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 9 (Findlay Truck Line, Inc. v. Central States, Southeast & Southwest Areas Pension Fund, Nos. 12-3450, 12-3531, 6th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 16520).

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