Best Buy Settles Proposed Class Action Over COBRA Notices

Law360 (February 19, 2020, 6:20 PM EST) -- Best Buy has settled a proposed class action in Florida federal court claiming the retailer sent former workers "confusing and incomplete" COBRA notices instead of using a model form created by the U.S. Department of Labor in an apparent attempt to save money.

U.S. District Judge James S. Moody Jr. dismissed the suit on Wednesday, following the parties' notice that they had reached a settlement. Court papers didn't provide any details about the agreement between Best Buy Co. Inc. and former employee Daniel Pruitt.

Pruitt sued Best Buy on Jan. 15, accusing the company of violating federal benefits law. He contended...

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