AARP Backs 7th Circ. Bid To Keep ERISA Suit In Court

By Emily Brill (January 22, 2021, 6:19 PM EST) -- The AARP and its charitable arm threw their support behind a former Triad Manufacturing Inc. worker's bid to keep his proposed ERISA class action in the courthouse, telling the Seventh Circuit that the arbitration clause in Triad's employee retirement plan was illegal.

In an amicus brief filed Thursday in a case accusing Triad of mismanaging its plan, AARP said the arbitration clause flouted the Employee Retirement Income Security Act because it tried to force workers to resolve class claims through individual arbitration, ignoring ERISA's protection of workers' right to sue collectively.

AARP and the AARP Foundation told the Seventh Circuit they...

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