TRW Retirees Must Arbitrate Health Claims, 6th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 3:37 PM EST) -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. and Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. on Wednesday urged the Sixth Circuit to hold that all Michigan manufacturing plant retirees suing for health benefits are bound to an arbitration clause in a 2001 agreement, regardless of when they retired.

The suit, brought by the United Auto Workers and individual retirees, claims that TRW's plan to discontinue group health care plans for retirees over age 65 in favor of giving them individual health reimbursement accounts deprives retirees of the benefits they were promised in...
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