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6th Circuit Panel Affirms ERISA Preempts Age Discrimination Claim

Mealey's (November 10, 2016, 2:16 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 8 affirmed that former Chrysler Corp. executives’ age discrimination claim is preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act because it was brought outside the statute of limitations applicable to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) (John Loffredo, et al. v. Daimler AG, et al., No. 15-1443, 6th Cir.).

(Unpublished decision available.  Document #54-161214-001Z.)

John Loffredo and other former Chrysler executives who lost most, if not all, of their benefits under the company’s...
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