MIT Workers Won't Call Fidelity CEO As Witness In ERISA Suit

Law360 (September 6, 2019, 11:59 AM EDT) -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology workers who say the school violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by mismanaging their retirement plan have told a Massachusetts federal judge they won’t call Fidelity’s CEO as a trial witness. 

A joint stipulation filed Thursday by the plaintiffs, Fidelity and CEO Abigail P. Johnson said Johnson is now off the workers' witness list. The Fidelity executive had asked the court for a protective order in August, claiming the workers' call for her testimony was motivated by a desire to harass her. Fidelity and Johnson are not named as defendants.

Thursday’s joint stipulation came just a...

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