RIVERSIDE – A Riverside
County man has filed suit against his former employer over an alleged
discrepancy in his pension.
Thomas Sperduto filed a complaint on Jan. 24 in
the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the Time
Warner Cable Inc., doing business as Spectrum, and Does 1 through 20 citing the
Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that in 2009, he was told by a representative of the defendant that he
would receive a pension of $2,248.16 when he turned 65. He alleges that he
confirmed this payment in September 2014, but was then advised the amount would
be $792.42. The plaintiff claims that he filed a claim in June 2015 for
additional pension benefits and questioned the amounts, but the claim was
denied in September 2015, as has an appeal.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
declare plaintiff's rights to monthly pension benefits in the amount of
$2,248.16, all legal fees, interest, surcharge, restitution, and any other
relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Carson C. Newton of Law
Offices of Carson C. Newton in Anaheim.
U.S. District Court for the Central District
of California, Eastern Division Case number 5:17-cv-00110-JGB-SP