Starbucks Deficient COBRA Notice at Separation Class Action

Certain federal laws regulate the benefits larger companies provide to their employees. Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), an employee terminated under certain circumstances can continue to benefit from the company’s medical plan for a period of time. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Starbucks Coffee Company does  Read more

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Bank of America Improper COBRA Notice for Terminated Employees Class Action

The Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) was amended in 1985 with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), which permits certain employees who separate from a company to continue their coverage under the company’s health care plan for a limited period of time. The complaint for this class action alleges that Bank  Read more

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Sysco Improper COBRA Notice to Terminated Employees Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 governs more than retirement provisions for employees of larger companies. Its amendment by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) permits terminated employees to continue their health insurance coverage for a period of time. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Sysco Corporation did  Read more

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Amazon Corporate Improper COBRA Notice Class Action

The complaint for this class action begins with an overview statement: “[Amazon Corporate, LLC], the plan sponsor and plan administrator of the Amazon Group Health & Welfare Plan … has repeatedly violated ERISA by failing to provide participants and beneficiaries in the Plan with adequate notice, as prescribed by COBRA, of their right to continue  Read more

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Best Buy COBRA Health Insurance Notices Class Action

When the employee of a large company separates from that company because of a “qualifying event,” they are permitted to carry over their health care coverage for a period of time, under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA). However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Best Buy Co., Inc. or  Read more

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Pepsico Violations of COBRA’s Notice Requirements Class Action

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) allows employees who are terminated by certain companies to continue their health insurance for a number of months after termination. The complaint for this class action claims that Pepsico, Inc. violated the law in not giving its employees proper information about COBRA.   Read more

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Pepsico Violations of COBRA’s Notice Requirements Class Action

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) allows employees who are terminated by certain companies to continue their health insurance for a number of months after termination. The complaint for this class action claims that Pepsico, Inc. violated the law in not giving its employees proper information about COBRA.   Read more

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