Health Net FLSA Action Wins Conditional Class Cert.

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 3:35 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday conditionally certified a nationwide collective action alleging health insurance company Health Net Inc. uses unlawful timekeeping policies that prevent employees from being paid for all hours worked.

Judge Josephine Staton Tucker of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted a motion to conditionally certify a national collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act on the company's timekeeping and rounding policies.

She granted the plaintiffs' motion to certify a California class on several state law claims,...
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