Best Buy Settles Ex-Worker’s Claim of Faulty Health Plan Notices

Feb. 20, 2020, 6:09 PM

Best Buy Co. settled a lawsuit claiming it sent confusing and legally deficient health insurance notices in an apparent effort to cut costs and keep former workers off its health plan, the company told a federal judge in the Middle District of Florida.

The settlement notice, filed Wednesday, comes one month after former Best Buy employee Daniel Pruitt filed a proposed class action accusing the company of failing to satisfy the notice requirements of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, the federal law that allows employees to remain covered by their former employer’s health plan for a limited time after ...

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