On January 8, 2016, an order regarding the motion for authority to modify retiree benefits was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 2243 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order signed on 1/8/2016 Granting Motion Regarding Section 1114(e)(1)(B) Resolution Reached by Debtors and Authorized Representatives Regarding Debtors’ Motion Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 1113(c), 1114(g), and 105(a) for a Authority to Reject Collective Bargaining Agreements, Implement Final Labor Proposal, and terminate Retiree Benefits and for Related Relief (Related Doc # ) . (Vargas, Ana)
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.