NYC Hospital Operator Avoids FLSA Overtime Action For Now

Law360, Chicago (May 16, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge Wednesday tossed a putative class action accusing New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by depriving hourly employees of overtime pay, but left the plaintiff a chance to amend his complaint to add more detailed allegations.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer found that plaintiff Jerome Cromwell failed to allege precisely when, or at what point during his more than two decades of employment with HHC, he worked more than 40 hours per week...
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