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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/26/2013

eHealth paying $7 million to workers

TORONTO — eHealth Ontario is paying $7.16 million after settling a class-action lawsuit. Hundreds of workers sued the province’s electronic health records agency for $11 million after it failed to provide promised merit raises and bonuses in 2011. Under the proposed settlement, eligible employees will receive performance incentive awards for the fiscal year 2010-11, but no merit increases. eHealth will also pay $115,000 in legal costs, though law firms in such class-action suits can be eligible for up to 30 per cent of the settlement.

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