Xerox Retirees Sue To Block Benefit Reduction

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 12:41 PM EDT) -- The chairman of the Association of Retired Xerox Employees Inc. has filed a putative class action accusing Xerox Corp. of unlawfully terminating a health benefit for thousands of retirees.

Samuel D. Coriale's complaint, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York by 11 total named plaintiffs, seeks to restore the benefit.

Beginning in 2010, Xerox retirees will be stripped of supplemental health care coverage, a promised lifetime benefit for all retirees, Coriale claims, adding that Xerox employees relied, worked and...
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