6th Circ. Bars Suit Over US Steel Pension Benefits

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 6:02 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit rejected an appeal Friday by over 250 U.S. Steel Corp. workers seeking to revive a suit accusing their company and union representative of misleading them about pension benefit calculations and inducing some workers to retire early, finding the claims are time-barred.

In a published opinion, the Sixth Circuit affirmed an Ohio federal judge's dismissal of the workers' 2009 suit — which also targeted Kobe Steel Ltd., U.S. Steel & Carnegie Pension Fund Inc. and the United Steelworkers of America — because claims for...
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