2nd Circ. Affirms Toss Of ERISA Suit Against Con Ed

Law360, New York (April 22, 2010, 1:44 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed Consolidated Edison of New York Inc.'s victory in a putative class action alleging the power company reduced benefits to its retirees in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in an unpublished opinion Tuesday affirmed a lower court's grant of summary judgment to Con Edison and The Consolidated Edison Pension and Benefits Plan in a lawsuit filed by five retired employees who sued because the company reduced their retirement benefits...
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