Cumulus Says Worker's Separation Pact Blocks ERISA Suit

Law360 (May 13, 2021, 3:47 PM EDT) -- Cumulus Media urged a Georgia federal judge to deal the final blow to a proposed class action accusing it of mismanaging employees' retirement plan, saying the sole remaining named plaintiff had signed an "unambiguous" separation agreement that blocked him from suing.

In a Wednesday brief supporting its March motion for summary judgment, Cumulus Media Inc. asked U.S. District Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. to toss the rest of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act case. The case was down to just one named plaintiff, Daniel Alfonso, and less than a year's worth of claims last December, Cumulus said.

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