Ex-Anheuser Workers Launch Suit Over Pension Benefits

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC was hit with a proposed class action Wednesday by three former employees who allege they lost their jobs and promised pension benefit increases after the St. Louis-based brewing company was acquired by Belgian beer giant InBev NV in 2008.

In a complaint filed in California federal court, the plaintiffs, who worked for Anheuser-Busch brands that were sold off as part of an asset sale plan by InBev, say they are participants of the Anheuser-Busch Salaried Employees Pension Plan, which provides certain increased pension...
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