Providence Health & Services Plan Members File Motion For $351.9 Million Settlement

Mealey's (November 8, 2016, 6:08 PM EST) -- SEATTLE — Named plaintiffs in a class action against Providence Health & Services for denying Employee Retirement Income Security Act protections for its retirement plan participants by incorrectly claiming that it was an ERISA exempt “church plan” on Oct. 20 filed an unopposed motion for preliminary approval of a $351.9 million settlement in Washington federal court (Linda Griffith, et al. v. Providence Health & Services, et al., No. 2:14-cv-01720, W.D. Wash.).

(Motion available.  Document #54-161109-055M.)

The proposed settlement includes a $350 million contribution to the Providence...
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