Class, Deal Get Initial OK In ADEA Suit Against CNA

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has preliminarily approved a proposed class action settlement and granted conditional certification to hundreds of former employees of insurance company CNA Financial Corp. who claimed they were illegally terminated because of their age when their division was sold to Cunningham Lindsey U.S. Inc.

U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York signed an order granting the plaintiffs’ motion for conditional class certification and preliminary settlement approval on Tuesday, bringing the nearly five-year-old action...
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