(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Third Circuit upholds nearly $16,000 penalty against R.L. Reppert over pension plan documents

Via PennRecord

By Carrie Salls

PHILADELPHIA – In December, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed rulings in a Pennsylvania lawsuit that alleges a Lehigh County company did not meet its pension requirements.

Former employee Derrick Askew sued R.L. Reppert Inc. over its alleged failure “to properly contribute to its employees’ pension plan and its alleged subsequent failure to produce requested pension plan documents when the error was discovered,” according to a Dec. 21 opinion.

The Third Circuit affirmed the imposition of fines for a lengthy delay in producing the requested documents.

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