AT&T Wins Bid To Ax ERISA Age Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 7, 2010, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A federal judge tossed a long-running suit over an AT&T Inc. pension benefits plan Monday despite claims from a class of nearly 24,000 current and former employees that the telecommunications giant violated employee benefits and age discrimination laws.

Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted summary judgment in favor of AT&T after finding that the plaintiffs hadn't offered enough evidence to support their allegations over the way the company handled the conversion of its management pension plan...
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