Teamsters Lose Appeal Over Anheuser-Busch Pension

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 2:09 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by an Anheuser-Busch Inc. employee and a Teamsters union to force the beer giant to arbitrate a pension grievance, saying the employee had no power to do so under a collective bargaining agreement.

Anheuser-Busch was not out of line when it refused to arbitrate the grievance in 2006 because language in the bargaining agreement specifically stated that pension disputes should go through an alternate channel, according to a Monday ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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