UAW Challenges Detroit's Bid For Bar Date

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT) -- The United Auto Workers asked a Michigan bankruptcy judge Monday to deny the city of Detroit's bar date motion, claiming that the bankrupt municipality is attempting to block it from asserting claims on behalf of city workers related to pension underfunding.

According to the limited objection filed by the union, Detroit's Oct. 10 motion to set a bar date — the deadline for all creditors to claim they are owed money by the city — is “nearly incomprehensible” and unfairly expects employees and retirees to understand...
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