DuPont Dodges ERISA Suit Thanks To 'Confusion'

By Danielle Nichole Smith (September 30, 2020, 2:07 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge has tossed a proposed Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action accusing DuPont of keeping workers in the dark about their eligibility for pension benefits, ruling that there was "significant confusion" about what claims were brought in the case.

In her order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika granted Corteva Inc., Dupont de Nemours Inc. and other related defendants' motion to dismiss the ERISA suit from M.P. Moon, a former Dupont employee.

"The court has reviewed the complaint and the briefing and the court finds that there is significant confusion as to what claims are asserted in...

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