Ohio Federal Judge: Tackett Dictates Partial Reversal Of Retiree Benefits Ruling
(November 12, 2015, 11:52 AM EST) -- AKRON, Ohio — In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett (524 U.S. __, 135 S. Ct. 926, 190 L. Ed. 2d 809 ), an Ohio federal judge on Oct. 30 partially reversed an earlier ruling granting certain subclasses of Hoover Co. retirees health benefits (Joseph Zino, Jr., et al. v. Whirlpool Corporation, et al., No. 11-1676, N.D. Ohio; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147614).
(Opinion available. Document #43-151113-002Z.)
Retirees who had worked as hourly employees of the Hoover Co. and...