Former Dresser-Rand Workers Hit Halliburton Over Benefits

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 6:40 PM EDT) -- A group of former Dresser-Rand Co. employees attacked their ex-employer’s onetime parent company Halliburton in the Second Circuit on Monday, saying the oilfield giant misrepresented the level of scrutiny it applied to a retirement plan’s language before deciding to revoke their access to subsidized early retirement benefits.

Halliburton has claimed that its retirement committee analyzed the plan before making its choice. But the workers argued Monday that Halliburton made a business decision, got the committee to rubber-stamp it, then falsely claimed that the plan’s language supported...
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Case Title

Kirkendall v. Halliburton


Case Number

17-3487

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3791 LABOR LAWS-Retirement Act 1974

Date Filed

October 26, 2017

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