High Court Asked To Settle Circ. Split On Worker Timekeeping
By Alex Lawson
Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 5:35 PM ET) -- A former emergency room nurse asked the U.S. Supreme Court in a filing made public Thursday to resolve a circuit split she says the Sixth Circuit created when it nixed her class action for lost wages because she had not utilized a system for logging hours worked in place of meal breaks.
Plaintiff Margaret White says the Sixth Circuit's summary judgment in favor of her former employer, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., created a conflict with other federal circuits that have consistently rejected the idea that...