Eastman Kodak Company http://nynow.org en Motion to cut Kodak retiree health benefits put on hold http://nynow.org/post/motion-cut-kodak-retiree-health-benefits-put-hold <p>Eastman Kodak went before a Manhattan bankruptcy judge this morning, asking to cut the health benefits of some 16,000 Medicare-eligible retirees.</p><p>That motion was <em>not </em>acted on.</p><p>Judge Allan Gropper&nbsp;essentially put the motion on hold, according to Democrat and Chronicle business reporter Matt Danemam.</p><p>&quot;The notion of cutting these retiree benefits moves into second place,&quot; Daneman said.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 20:26:05 +0000 Zack Seward 5256 at http://nynow.org Motion to cut Kodak retiree health benefits put on hold The rise and fall of the Eastman Kodak Company http://nynow.org/post/rise-and-fall-eastman-kodak-company <object height="328" width="440"><param name="movie" value="http://www-tc.pbs.org/s3/pbs.videoportal-prod.cdn/media/swf/PBSPlayer.swf" /><param name="flashvars" value="width=440&amp;height=328&amp;video=2202417201&amp;player=viral&amp;end=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" bgcolor="#000000" flashvars="width=440&amp;height=328&amp;video=2202417201&amp;player=viral&amp;end=0" height="328" src="http://www-tc.pbs.org/s3/pbs.videoportal-prod.cdn/media/swf/PBSPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="440" wmode="transparent"></embed></object><p style="font-size:11px; font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #808080; margin-top: 5px; background: transparent; text-align: center; width: 440px;">Watch <a href="http://video.wmht.org/video/2202417201" style="text-decoration:none !important; font-weight:normal !important; height: 13px; color:#4eb2fe !important;" target="_blank">Kodak Focuses on Reorganization</a> on PBS. See more from <a href="http://www.wmht.org/newyorknow" style="text-decoration:none !important; font-weight:normal !important; height: 13px; color:#4eb2fe !important;" target="_blank">New York NOW.</a></p><p>The city of Rochester and the Eastman Kodak Company. You can&rsquo;t mention one without the other. For nearly 125 years, the Flour City&rsquo;s most famous tenant has been its economic engine but with the world weaning off of film and firmly enthralled with digital technology, Kodak has struggled to survive. On January 19th, the historic company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:27:19 +0000 Matt Ryan 4406 at http://nynow.org