Ledbetter Law Fails To Save Gas Co. Workers' Suit

Law360, New York (July 27, 2010, 1:18 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has once again thrown out a suit claiming that El Paso Corp. discriminated against workers based on age when it modified a retirement plan, ending a long-running putative class action brought after the natural gas company converted its pension plan to a cash balance system.

Judge Walker Miller of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado granted El Paso's renewed motion for summary judgment on Monday without hearing oral arguments, removing the sole pending claim in the matter, which he'd revived...
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