Were Your Union Retiree Health Benefits Cut?
Union Retiree Health Benefits
Union retirees who noticed a reduction in health care benefits provided under their union contracts may be able to participate in a class action lawsuit to seek financial compensation for expenses associated with this change in coverage. In many cases, it is illegal for companies and unions to negotiate new contracts which cut the benefits of union members who retired under previous labor agreements. As a result, it may be possible for retired workers who saw a decrease in their union-provided health benefits to file a claim for financial compensation.
Suffering from a cut in union healthcare benefits? Find out if you have legal recourse to seek compensation for these increased expenses by completing our free, no obligation case review form today.
Decreased Union Health Benefits for Retirees
Allegedly, union members who complained about cuts in their healthcare coverage noticed a reduction in benefits following a recent contract negotiation. During this negotiation, active employee benefits were kept the same, but healthcare coverage for retired union members was cut, even though their pensions were not increasing. In some cases, according to allegations, current union members who were reluctant to sign the new agreements were offered signing bonuses.
Union Retiree Health Benefits Class Action
Several class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of retired union employees who suffered a reduction in health care benefits. If you are a retired union member and your co-pays, yearly deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums, prescription drug costs, premiums or other healthcare costs have gone up , you may also be able to participate in a similar legal action. Potentially, a retired union member lawsuit would allow individuals who suffered a reduction in health coverage the opportunity to collectively file a claim in court seeking compensation for monetary losses. To find out if you qualify, complete our free case review form today for a no risk evaluation of your claim.
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