Health Care Workers Can Amend FLSA OT Claims: 2nd Circ.

Law360, Washington (July 11, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday remanded portions of four consolidated class actions against several New York health providers that allege they failed to pay overtime and gap-time wages, saying the lower court should have allowed the plaintiffs to amend their complaints rather than refile the case.

While the appellate panel determined that a New York federal judge appropriately threw out the plaintiffs' Fair Labor Standards Act gap-time claims as well as state common law and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act claims, it said the plaintiffs...
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