In Tackett v. M&G Polymers, USA, LLC, No. 07-4515/4516 (6th Cir. Apr. 3, 2009), the Sixth Circuit reversed dismissal of a retiree class action lawsuit, finding that the language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement demonstrated an intent to vest retiree medical benefits sufficient to survive a motion to dismiss.
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