Hospital Can't Dodge Wage-Fixing Class Action: Judge

Law360, New York (March 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district judge has denied a hospital’s bid to wriggle out of a putative class action launched by registered nurses who claim six Detroit-area hospitals conspired to fix their wages and underpaid them by hundreds of millions of dollars.

Judge Gerald E. Rosen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Tuesday denied summary judgment to Mount Clemens General Hospital Inc. on the grounds that registered nurses working at the hospital may still have suffered from the alleged collusion, even though the...
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