Weyerhaeuser (former MacMillan Bloedel) Retirees

Information about this Class action

This action was brought against Weyerhaeuser Company limited on behalf of former salaried, non-unionized employees of Weyerhaeuser Company Limited and its predecessor MacMillan Bloedel Limited with respect to retiree benefits.

Case Name Dyer v. Weyerhaeuser Company Limited 
Court Supreme Court of British Columbia
Date Filed April 19, 2012
Counsel for the plaintiffs John Rogers, QC,  Victory Square Law Office LLP
Craig Bavis, Victory Square Law Office LLP

Current Status

On September 9, 2014, Madam Justice Watchuk approved the a Settlement Agreement between the parties. A copy of that Settlement Agreement is available below. In accordance with section 4.4.(2) of the Settlement Agreement, the Company Paid Plan was implemented on April 1, 2015. Settlement Class Members who elected the Company Paid Plan are now covered under that Plan effective April 1, 2015.

Settlement Class Member are entitled to a refund for the amounts they paid for MB Legacy Plan premiums and Medical Services Plan premiums from April 1, 2012 and April 1, 2015. The estates of Settlement Class Members who have deceased since April 1, 2012 will be automatically entitled to a refund. Refunds have been sent out to Settlement Class Members who have elected the Company Paid Plan. Refunds to the estates of deceased Settlement Class Members will be sent out shortly.

Documents

2014-09-12 – The Order of Madam Justice Watchuk approving the Settlement Agreement

Settlement Agreement 

Approval Notice sent to Settlement Class Members 

BC Resident Settlement Class Member Forms:

Non-BC Resident Settlement Class Member Forms:

2015-04-13 – The Order of Madam Justice Watchuk amending her Order of 2014-09-12

For Further Information

Please contact Laura Raposo, Paralegal