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They are in violation here.Once they terminated they were required to notify you of COBRA rights and have not done so.
Employer COBRA Communication Duties
COBRA stresses communication to the employee of the right to continue benefits when a qualifying event occurs. Communication requirements include the following notifications:
After you send out the notice to an employee following a qualifying event, the employee has 60 days to notify you that he or she wants coverage. The employee can write you a letter, call you on the phone or tell you in person. If you don't hear from the employee within 60 days after your notification or 60 days after the event took place (whichever is later), the employee is no longer eligible to sign up.
You file a complaint with DOL here
If you have questions or concerns, you can contact us at 1-***-***-**** or visit www.wagehour.dol.gov.
Contact employer and tell them you want to enroll in COBRA
Also know you are eligible to enroll in Obamacare, this is considered a change of life and they have subsidies since you are unemployed this may be a cheaper alternative.
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