Split 6th Circuit Reverses Lifetime Benefits Ruling For Moen Retirees

Mealey's (February 10, 2016, 3:05 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A divided Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Feb. 8, based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett (135 S. Ct. 926 [2015]), reversed a district court’s ruling in favor of a class of retirees from Moen Inc. who argued that their collective bargaining agreements guaranteed them health care benefits for life (John L. Gallo, et al. v. Moen Incorporated, Nos. 14-3633 and 14-3918, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 2118).

(Opinion available. Document #54-160309-004Z.)...
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