Qwest Retirees Gear Up To Fight New Benefits Plan

Law360, New York (October 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A decision by Qwest Communications to cap health care and life insurance benefits for its retirees may land the telecom company in court. Furious with the company’s proposed limits, a Denver lawyer has begun gathering information and plans to file a lawsuit.

Attorney Chris Kennedy, who represents Qwest’s retirees, said Friday he hopes to take the company to court to fight the changes to its benefits program.

Beginning in January, any former Qwest management employee and all non-union employees who retired after 1990 will have to...
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