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Inter Modal Rail Employees Association v. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co.

Docket No.: 96-491
Argued: March 17, 1997
Decided: May 12, 1997

Topics:

Employee Retirement Income Security, Economic Activity, ERISA, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, pension plan

PartyNames: INTER-MODAL RAIL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, et al., Petitioners v. ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY, et al.
Petitioner: Inter Modal Rail Employees Association
Respondent: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 80 F.3d 348
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Inter Modal Rail Employees Association
v.
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co.
520 U.S. 510 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1513137 L.Ed.2d 763 (520 U.S.
Question:

Does Section 510 of ERISA bar interference only with vested rights?

Inter Modal Rail Employees Association v. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co.
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 17, 1997

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Inter Modal Rail Employees Association, 0 vote(s) against
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