Sprint Calculation of JSA Annuity Benefits Class Action

Sprint Communications, LLC sponsors a retirement plan for its employees that offers a single life annuity (SLA) or joint and survivor annuity (JSA). This class action brings suit against Sprint, its Employee Benefits Committee, and the committee’s individual members, alleging that the JSA benefits are not actuarially equivalent to the SLA benefits, as required by  Read more

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NCL Corporation 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

NCL Corporation, Ltd offers a retirement plan for its employees, the NCLC 401(k) Plan. This class action sues NCL and the plan’s administrator, NCL (Bahamas), Ltd., alleging they have breached their fiduciary duties of loyalty and prudence to the plan, by choosing poorly-performing investments, high-cost share classes, and recordkeeping services that charge excessive fees.  Read more

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Total Staffing Solutions Vacation Pay Settlement

Total Staffing Solutions, Inc. is paying a quarter of a million dollars to settle a class action alleging it violated the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act because it failed to pay its employees all the vacation pay they had earned.  Read more

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Southern Company Pension Plan Outdated Actuarial Calculations Class Action

This class action concerns a lowering of benefits in the Southern Company Pension Plan for married couples to pay for a qualified preretirement survivor annuity (QPSA) provision. The parties sued are the pension plan, Southern Company Services, Inc., and the Benefits Administration Committee, which the complaint alleges violate the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)  Read more

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Citi Retirement Plan Poorly-Performing BlackRock TDFs ERISA Class Action

Defined contribution plans, such as 401(k) plans, have become the main form of retirement savings in the US. Unfortunately, companies do not have the same incentives to look after these plans as they did with defined benefit plans. The complaint for this class action alleges that Citigroup, Inc., its Board of Trustees, and the Administrative  Read more

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Allied Universal Benefits to Domestic Partners Massachusetts Class Action

Who may be included in a domestic partnership? This unusual pro-se class action brings suit against Allied Universal and its subsidiary Universal Protection Service, LLC, alleging that Allied Universal must extend employee medical insurance benefits to all three wives of a Muslim man if they can be registered as domestic partners. The company insists that  Read more

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