Citigroup Hit With Suit Over 'Confusing' COBRA Notice

Law360 (May 5, 2020, 2:41 PM EDT) -- Citigroup Inc. is facing a proposed class action accusing it of sending thousands of ex-employees "confusing" COBRA notices that don't adequately tell them how to continue their health care coverage after being let go.

In a Monday complaint in Florida federal court, former Citigroup employee Manuel Pinazo claimed the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act notices he was sent were misleading. Pinazo said the notice process that Citigroup used didn't give him all of the information he needed and didn't tell him how to enroll in COBRA, which is an amendment to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

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