4th Circ. Puts UAW Back On Hook In Retiree Dispute

Law360, New York (January 28, 2011, 1:55 PM EST) -- In an en banc rehearing, the Fourth Circuit has diverged from sister courts on the time frame for state court removal notices while again reviving a group of Chrysler retirees’ suit against the United Auto Workers over a lucrative retirement package.

On Thursday, the full bench for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that the Chrysler retirees’ case should be returned to the state court, vacating the district court’s dismissal of the suit on grounds that the claims were preempted by federal...
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