Ex-Lord & Taylor CEO Sues Macy's Over Health Plan

Law360, New York (July 14, 2010, 5:17 PM EDT) -- The former CEO of Lord & Taylor has sued Macy's Inc., alleging the company has cut benefits of his comprehensive health plan — including covering his gym membership and massages — illegally.

In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Joseph Brooks, 82, says Macy's curtailment of his medical benefits violates the Employment Retirement Income Security Act.

Brooks, who lives in Greenwich, Conn., was notified earlier this year by Macy's that the health plan that has for...
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