Subclass Definitions

The “Class” as certified by the Court consists of five (5) Subclasses as follows:

Subclass A (Hamilton Administrators/Supervisors):

Subclass “A” consists of the Administrators/Supervisors defined as follows: All retired employees that were formerly employed by the Hamilton Township Board of Education pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement with the Hamilton Township Administrators and Supervisors Association and retired from the Board on or before July 1, 2011, and the dependents of such employees. These employees and their dependents received annual cash payments in lieu of the prescription drug coverage pursuant to the terms of Article 4, § 11.2 of the parties’ collective bargaining agreement, and their payments stopped in breach of the collective bargaining agreement in or about July 2011 for the dependents of the Association retirees who had declared single coverage; in or about July 2012 for all the dependents of the Association retirees; and in or around July 2013 to all Association retires.

Subclass B (HTEA Members who received an annual maximum drug copayment):

Subclass “B” consists of Hamilton Township Education Association (“HTEA”) members who contracted to receive the annual maximum in prescription drug copayments as provided by the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (“SEHBP”) and defined as follows: All retired employees that were formerly employed by the Hamilton Township Board of Education and were employed pursuant to collective bargaining agreements with the Hamilton Township Education Association and retired from the Board on or before July 1, 2012. These employees received annual cash payments in lieu of the prescription drug coverage pursuant to the terms of the parties’ collective bargaining agreements, and their payments stopped in or around July 2013.

Subclass C (HTSSA Members who received an annual maximum drug copayment):

Subclass “C” consists of Hamilton Township School Secretaries Association (“HTSSA”) members who contracted to receive the annual maximum in prescription drug copayments as provided by the SEHBP and defined as follows: All retired employees that were formerly employed by the Hamilton Township Board of Education and were employed pursuant to collective bargaining agreements with the Hamilton Township School Secretaries Association and retired from the Board on or before July 1, 2011. These employees received annual cash payments in lieu of the prescription drug coverage pursuant to the terms of the parties’ collective bargaining agreements, and their payments stopped in or around July 2013.

Subclass D (HTEA Members who received a defined payment):

Subclass “D” consists of HTEA members who contracted to receive a defined payment of $500.00 per year and defined as follows: All retired employees that were formerly employed by the Hamilton Township Board of Education and were employed pursuant to collective bargaining agreements with the Hamilton Township Education Association and retired from the Board on or before July 1, 2012. These employees received annual cash payments of $500.00 per year in lieu of the prescription drug coverage pursuant to the terms of the parties’ collective bargaining agreements, and their payments stopped in or around July 2013.

Subclass E (HTSSA Members who received a defined payment):

Subclass “E” consists of HTSSA members who contracted to receive a defined payment of $500.00 per year and defined as follows: All retired employees that were formerly employed by the Hamilton Township Board of Education and were employed pursuant to collective bargaining agreements with the Hamilton Township School Secretaries Association and retired from the Board on or before July 1, 2011. These employees received annual cash payments of $500.00 in lieu of the prescription drug coverage pursuant to the terms of the parties’ collective bargaining agreements, and their payments stopped in or around July 2013.