Centene Nurses Win Conditional Cert. In OT Action

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday conditionally certified a class of Centene Co. of Texas LP nurses who contend the Medicaid insurer wrongly denied them overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks' order applies to a Texas class of current and former nurses who worked for the company as case manager and precertification nurses, or case manager and prior authorization nurses, or who worked in utilization management since February 2009 and didn't receive time and a half for...
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