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US Supreme Court to Take Up Hospital Workers' Pension Dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up cases about whether hospitals that are affiliated with religious groups can use their church affiliations to get  exemptions from federal pension law. The justices agreed to hear the appeals of three nonprofit hospital systems — Dignity Health in California, Advocate Health Care Network in Illinois and Saint Peter's Healthcare System in New Jersey — which are being sued by employees for underfunding pension plans. The employees...

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