Lucent Retirees Organization
K.O. Raschke, President - 231 Pinetuck Lane – Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 336-765-9765
LRO Website: www.lucentretirees.com
July 17, 2006
Ms. Patricia Russo, Chairman & CEO
Lucent Technologies, Inc.
600 Mountain Avenue
Murray Hill, New Jersey 07974
Thank you for taking the time to write a personalized response to the Lucent Retirees Organization’s request for a meeting with you and/or other Lucent executives to discuss the future of Lucent retirees’ pensions, health care and life insurance. While we are disappointed that a meeting will not take place, your letter does help us to realize that Lucent must balance the interests of all groups during the required Lucent/Alcatel processes. However, I hope you appreciate that the LRO’s purpose is to do whatever is appropriate and in good faith to ensure the interests and rights of retirees are not ignored or worse, trampled upon.
We appreciate your interest in trying to accommodate the LRO’s principal concerns within the confines of Lucent’s legal constraints through your offer to consider a limited number of questions retirees have about the F-4 filing. We will invite LRO members to review your F-4 filing and to promptly send their questions to us. We will distill their questions and send the ones that are of greatest retiree interest to you for your evaluation and response.
In the interest of keeping