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Kerber v. Qwest Pension Plan, No. 08-1387

In an ERISA action challenging certain amendments to an employee benefit plan that purported to eliminate a "pensioner death benefit," summary judgment for Defendants is affirmed, where the benefit did not constitute a "retirement-type subsidy" for purposes of ERISA's anti-cutback provision.

Read Kerber v. Qwest Pension Plan, No. 08-1387

Appellate Information

Filed July 17, 2009


Opinion by Judge Briscoe


For Appellants:

Curtis L. Kennedy, Denver, CO

For Appellees:

John Houston Pope, Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., New York, NY

Elizabeth I. Kiovsky, Baird & Kiovsky, LLC, Denver, CO