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Underpayment of pension benefit claims dismissed (access required)

Where a former employee asserted claims based upon purported underpayment of pension benefits, they were dismissed. The breach of contract claim was preempted by ERISA, and the ERISA claims failed as a matter of law. Background Sylvia Moore was employed by defendant Verizon Communications Inc. from 1989 until 2017. Her complaint seems to allege a breach of ...