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Atrium employees sue over health and retirement benefits

Nov 20, 2018 - FierceHealthcare

A group of formeremployeesfiled a federal class action suit against Atrium Health, accusing the healthcare system of trying to swindle them over health and retirement benefits.

The Charlotte Observer reportsthat Atrium, formerlyCarolinas HealthCare System, claimed to be an arm of the government to get out of benefits commitments. Specifically, the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act, known as ERISA, provides protections such as requiring employers to set aside minimum amounts t...