6th Circ. Sides With Plaintiffs In ERISA Suit V. M&G

Law360, New York (April 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has overturned a lower court's dismissal of a suit lodged by a group of retirees and their union alleging that M&G Polymers LLC breached a collective bargaining agreement by requiring employees to contribute to their own retiree health care benefits.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Friday found that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio had wrongly dismissed a claim under the Labor Management Relations Act and that the plaintiffs had sufficiently stated their claims...
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