UAW Claims Auto Parts Maker Breached ERISA Plan

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 12:46 PM EDT) -- A putative class of retirees at a now-closed Continental Automotive Systems U.S. Inc. plant in Alabama is seeking to enforce two mirrored benefits agreements made when Continental's predecessor purchased the facility from DaimlerChrysler Corp.

The group filed suit on behalf of themselves, similarly situated retirees and the United Auto Workers union Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, claiming that Continental had breached a collective bargaining agreement and an Employee Retirement Income Security Act plan by failing to provide mirrored benefits...
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