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The employer is latently violating the law known asERISA. Under ERISA an employer must submit premiums to the health insurance provider a monthly basis and cannot eliminate the plan without warning… It certainly cannot eliminate the plan and keep collecting withholdings. Under the law you would be owed not only out-of-pocket medical costs you incurred because you're under the impression you had coverage but also return of your premiums as well as the department of labor penalty against the employer. You could retain either private benefits attorney in your area or file a complaint with the Department of Labor, which you can contact here(###) ###-#### a private attorney may be more responsive to your needs than the Department of Labor. The department takes a while to complete an investigation and implemented a resolution.
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