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AT&T Workers Challenging Pensions Keep Case in California (1)

April 8, 2021, 7:07 PM; Updated: April 8, 2021, 8:12 PM

AT&T Inc. failed Thursday to convince a federal judge in California to transfer to Texas or dismiss it from a proposed class action brought by employees who challenge the way the company calculates certain pensions.

Six former workers sued in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in October, claiming AT&T shortchanges the pensions of workers who retire before age 65 or choose pension formats that pay benefits to their surviving spouses after their deaths. That lawsuit came one month after a similar case was dismissed for lack of standing.

AT&T sought to transfer the case to...

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