Rockwell Automation Retiree Advances New Pension Data Lawsuit

April 13, 2021, 3:25 PM

A Rockwell Automation Inc. retiree is moving forward with a proposed class action challenging the actuarial data the company uses to calculate some pensions, after a Wisconsin federal judge declined to dismiss the case based on the retiree’s alleged failure to first raise the issue internally with Rockwell.

Mark Berube’s complaint doesn’t include facts suggesting that he failed to exhaust his internal remedies under the Rockwell pension plan, Judge Lynn Adelman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin held Monday.

If Rockwell wants to present facts showing that Berube failed to take this step, it must...

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