3rd Circ. Upholds Amalgamated’s Win In ERISA Pension Row

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Monday affirmed a district court’s ruling that Amalgamated Life Insurance Co. hadn't violated the law by denying pensions to 12 former employees, saying employees were sufficiently notified that pension benefits would not be offered.

The former employees had contended that Amalgamated violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 by improperly modifying the terms of its benefits plan before they joined its now-closed Pennsylvania office in 2004 and argued that the company misrepresented their eligibility for pension benefits multiple times. ...
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