CHICAGO, May 21- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that employers have a duty to protect workers in their 401 plans from mutual funds that are too expensive or perform poorly. The high court ruled on a class-action lawsuit against Edison International. St. Louis lawyer Jerome Schlichter, who has made a cause of suing 401 plans to get them to shape up, brought the...» Read More
WASHINGTON, May 18- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived claims made by Edison International employees who accused the utility of favoring higher-cost mutual funds over lower-cost ones in its retirement plan.
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