On July 21, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 70 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
INTERIM ORDER signed on 7/21/2015 AUTHORIZING, BUT NOT DIRECTING, DEBTORS TO (A) PAY CERTAIN PREPETITION WAGES AND REIMBURSABLE EMPLOYEE EXPENSES, (B) PAY AND HONOR EMPLOYEE MEDICAL AND OTHER BENEFITS, AND (C) CONTINUEEMPLOYEE BENEFITS PROGRAMS, AND FOR RELATED RELIEF. ORDERED that the Final Hearing on the Motion shall be held on August 10, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. (Related Doc # ) . (Andino, Eddie)
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 19, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-23007. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) in the bankruptcy case.