Maxim Healthcare Workers Get Conditional Cert. In OT Fight

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge conditionally certified a nationwide class of Maxim Healthcare Services Inc. recruiters Monday but approved a narrower group than the ex-worker plaintiff — who claimed the company misclassified recruiters as exempt from overtime pay requirements — had been seeking.

Ryan Stelmachers, who said he worked for health care staffing company Maxim from 2009 until 2011, asked the court to grant conditional collective action certification to four different types of salaried recruiters, but the court OK'd a group composed of only current and former...
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