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Former Employees of Ohio Education Association Win Health Care Class Action

This is a settlement for the Employment lawsuit.

Columbus, Ohio: Past staff members of the Ohio Education Association (OEA), have won federal court approval of their class action settlement in the amount of $3.75 million in compensatory damages.

The lawsuit arose over payment of healthcare benefits for retirees who had worked for the OEA, even after they turned 65 years of age, according to NBCi4 News. "I am delighted that after all these years, that we've been able to successfully conclude this suit on behalf of all our members and all the retirees of OEA," Jim Prater, the lead plaintiff, told the news station.

The settlement will also reportedly affect qualified dependents and future retirees.

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Published on Apr-30-10


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