Replacement Nurses Reap $1.8M In Calif. Wage Settlement

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- U.S. Nursing Corp. has agreed to pay $1.8 million to settle a proposed class action alleging the company, which deploys nurses to cross picket lines and temporarily replace striking employees, didn't fully compensate its strikebreakers, according to documents filed Thursday in California federal court.

Under the proposed settlement filed by named plaintiff Shameka Bolton, U.S. Nursing will pay $1.7 million to a class of more than 2,500 nurses and will pay $15,000 to California's Labor and Workforce Development Agency, as well as $77,000 in payroll taxes....
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