Retirees’ suit gets class-action status (USA)

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A federal judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit by retirees against phone companies Sprint Nextel and Embarq for canceling the retirees’ health benefits and life insurance. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren in Kansas opens the retirees’ lawsuit to about 14,000 phone company retirees, and thousands of spouses, in 18 states. Earlier, the suit represented 17 …

EditorRetirees’ suit gets class-action status (USA)