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Boeing Must Face Suit Over Benefits After Kan. Plant Sale

Law360 (July 20, 2018, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge ruled Friday that Boeing Co. must face claims that the company’s treatment of workers’ benefits after it sold a Kansas plant to Spirit AeroSystems Inc. in 2005 violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and Boeing cannot hold five separate trials to resolve the allegations.

U.S. District Judge John W. Broomes nixed Boeing’s motion for summary judgment, saying the aerospace company had already asked the court for a quick win and been rejected, and it was too late to ask for reconsideration...
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