Gavel and papers As if the noncompliance penalties from the IRS and DOL aren’t enough to worry about, you can’t rule out the potential for private civil action in either state or federal court. (Photo: Shutterstock)

If you’re an employer or benefits administrator, navigating COBRA (aka the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985), probably isn’t how you spend most of your day. But that doesn’t mean you should put COBRA on the back burner.


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