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  1. Winter storm pummels areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Point Pleasant Register

    Mason Countians awoke to several inches of heavy, wet snow on the ground Thursday which complicated life for many, to say the least. Warming stations were established in Point Pleasant at Trinity UM Church's Christian community building in Point Pleasant and at the fire station in Apple Grove.

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  2. Supreme Court: Ordinary Contract Principles Do Not Allow Inference of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | JD Supra

    In 2000, M&G Polymers purchased the Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, WV. At that time, M&G entered into a collective-bargaining agreement and a related Pension, Insurance, and Service Award Agreement with the union.

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  3. Supreme Court Decides M & G Polymers USA, LLC v. TackettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | JD Supra

    ... G Polymers entered into a pension and insurance agreement with the union representing employees at its plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia. The agreement stated that employees who retired after a certain date and were eligible for a pension based on ...

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  4. Supreme Court Rejects Ruling Awarding Lifetime Health BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Manufacturing.net

    ... lifetime benefits. Under an agreement reached in the 1990s, retirees from the Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia, that received a company pension also received health benefits -- though the deal did not explicitly say ...

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  5. U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fightRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... in benefits litigation nationwide." Nearly 500 plaintiffs from Ohio who had worked at the M&G polyester plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia , sued in 2006 when the company said retirees would be required to contribute to their healthcare costs. The ...

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  6. Traditional Contract Rules Determine Whether Retirees Are Entitled to Lifetime Healthcare BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    ... contract principles. Background Since 2000, M&G Polymers USA, LLC (M&G) has operated a chemical plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia. The plant workers are members of a local union that negotiated a series of collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) ...

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  7. Supreme Court rules against retirees in health-benefits caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... collective bargaining agreements." The case concerned a union contract at the Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, W.Va. Like many other collective-bargaining agreements, it did not directly say whether health benefits for retirees would ...

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  8. Supreme Court Rules Against Union Retirees in Benefits CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... etime health-care benefits for retirees. The case came from M&G Polymers USA's Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, W.Va., where contracts from the 1990s provided health-care benefits to retirees receiving the...

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  9. Shut Up And Eat Your Catfood, GrampsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Balloon Juice

    ... collective bargaining agreements." The case concerned a union contract at the Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, W.Va. Like many other collective bargaining agreements, it did not directly say whether health benefits for retirees would ...

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  10. UPDATE 1-U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fightRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Reuters

    ... in benefits litigation nationwide." Nearly 500 plaintiffs from Ohio who had worked at the M&G polyester plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia, sued in 2006 when the company said retirees would be required to contribute to their healthcare costs. The ...

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  11. More Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | WMC-TV Memphis

    A unanimous Supreme Court is ordering lower courts to take a new look at a dispute over a chemical company's efforts to cut costs in its health plan for retired workers. Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday wrote the court's opinion that threw out a judgment in favor of the retirees of the Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia.

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  12. Supreme Court sides with company seeking to shift health costs to retireesRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Canadian Business Magazine

    A unanimous Supreme Court is ordering lower courts to take a new look at a dispute over a chemical company's efforts to cut costs in its health plan for retired workers. Justice Clarence Thomas on Monday wrote the court's opinion that threw out a judgment in favour of the retirees of the Point Pleasant Polyester Plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia.

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  13. U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benef...Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Nearly 500 plaintiffs from Ohio who had worked at the M&G polyester plant in Apple Grove, West Virginia, sued in 2006 when the company said retirees would be required to contribute to their healthcare costs. The ...

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  14. One dead in Route 2 wreckRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... of Big News Network. Monday's fatal wreck closed Route 2 in Mason County. The two-vehicle crash occurred near Apple Grove at around 6:30 p.m. Route 2 was closed for a few hours but was reopened by 10 p.m. The names of the victims were not ...

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  15. Scalia on retirees losing their health insurance: "I can't feel bad about it."Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Switched

    In Apple Grove, West Virginia, there are some retirees from a chemical plant whose Christmas wishes probably include this: They want to keep the health insurance they were promised. The United Steelworkers union negotiated a series of collective bargaining agreements stipulating that retired employees "will receive a full company contribution towards the cost of [health] benefits."

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  16. Question Before the Court: Can Corporations Betray Retirees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Kos

    At a chemical plant called Point Pleasant in a town named Apple Grove in a state John Denver labeled almost heaven, a man known as Freel Tackett helped negotiate three collective bargaining agreements that provided raises and decent benefits for workers and retirees. Heaven ended in 2007 for Tackett and other retired Point Pleasant workers.

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  17. Bumgarner 50th wedding anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... on Nov. 27, 1964, by Connie's father, the late Rev. Paul E. Taylor. James retired from Shell Chemical Co. in Apple Grove (currently M&G Polymers) in 1995. He currently spends his time farming and tractor pulling. Connie is employed by Health-Aid ...

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  18. Supreme Court hears arguments in healthcare case from W.Va. PET plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Plastics News

    ... health benefits at the end of a specific bargaining agreement. Goodyear owned the current M&G resins plant in Apple Grove, W. Va., until 1992, according to a Supreme Court brief submitted by the USW. During Goodyear's ownership of the plant, it ...

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  19. Supreme Court hears arguments in healthcare case from W.Va. PE plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Plastics News

    ... health benefits at the end of a specific bargaining agreement. Goodyear owned the current M&G resins plant in Apple Grove, W. Va., until 1992, according to a Supreme Court brief submitted by the USW. During Goodyear's ownership of the plant, it ...

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  20. High court hears polymer firm's healthcare benefits caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Tire Business

    ... health benefits at the end of a specific bargaining agreement. Goodyear owned the current M&G resins plant in Apple Grove, W. Va., until 1992, according to a Supreme Court brief submitted by the USW. During Goodyear's ownership of the plant, it ...

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