All Claims But One Dismissed In WaMu ERISA Suit

Law360, New York (December 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed all but one allegation from a putative class action ERISA suit brought against Washington Mutual Inc.’s pension plan, claiming the plan discriminated against employees based on age.

On Tuesday, Judge Marsha J. Pechman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted in part the WaMu Pension Plan’s motion for dismissal, throwing out all claims of age discrimination waged by a group of former WaMu employees.

After Judge Pechman's ruling, only one allegation, which claimed that the plan...
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