james janya, et al. Plaintiffs, vs. kaiser foundation health plan, inc., et al. Defendants.

Case No.: BC 609677

Hearing Date: April 17, 2018

Hearing Time: 8:30 a.m.

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE:

DEFENDANTS MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, SUMMARY ADJUDICATION

Background

Plaintiffs James Janya (“Janya”) and Michael Salloom (“Salloom”) (jointly, “Plaintiffs”) filed this action on February 9, 2016, against Defendants Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and Southern California Permanente Medical Group (“SCPMG”) (collectively, “Kaiser”).

The Complaint alleges the following: Janya and Salloom were hired by Kaiser on November 12, 2007 and May 19, 2008, respectively. (Compl. ¶¶ 6-7.) For a number of years, Plaintiffs received ratings of “Meets Expectations,” and “Above Meets Expectations,” with positive feedback. (Compl. ¶........