Detroit Retirees Say City Illegally Cut Health Benefits

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 6:19 PM ET) -- A committee of retired workers on Tuesday sued the city of Detroit in Michigan bankruptcy court, asking a federal judge to block the city's 2014 retiree health care plan, which the committee alleges violates the Michigan and United States constitutions by breaching the city's contracts with its retirees.

Official Committee of Retirees of the City of Detroit, which was appointed by the bankruptcy court in August to act as the authorized representative of Detroit's retirees, filed the complaint with the Eastern District of Michigan, asking Judge...
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