Judge Certifies Class In N.Y. Nursing Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has granted class certification to a group of over 2,000 nurses in upstate New York who have accused several area hospitals of conspiring to keep nurses' salaries at artificially low levels.

Senior District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy ruled Monday that the lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, could proceed as a class action on the questions of whether the hospitals had violated antitrust laws and whether they had injured the class as a result of...
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