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Participants’ ERISA Retaliation Claim Dismissed

A federal district court in Illinois held that participants in a multiemployer pension plan failed to plausibly allege that plan fiduciaries retaliated against them in violation of ERISA § 510 by refusing to consider their employer’s offer to settle its withdrawal liability to the plan.  In lieu of paying withdrawal liability, the employer offered to create … Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of ERISA Section 510 Claim

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal on summary judgment of Plaintiff Rosemarie Cole’s claim that her employer, Permanente Medical Group, interfered with her receipt of pension benefits in violation of ERISA § 510.  In so ruling, the Court  explained that even if Cole established a prima facie case of discrimination under § 510 – by … Continue Reading
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