Comcast Doesn't Doom Nurse Wage-Fixing Suit, Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (March 07, 2014, 8:03 PM ET) -- A Michigan federal judge on Friday reinstated his certification of a class of nurses who allege Detroit-area hospitals conspired to keep their wages low, rejecting an argument that the class shouldn’t be joined following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Comcast Corp. v. Behrend.

The sole remaining defendant in the antitrust class action, VHS of Michigan Inc., wanted U.S. District Judge Gerald E. Rosen to undo the certification after an appeals court lifted it, ordering reconsideration. VHS argued that the Supreme Court’s ruling in Comcast showed...
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