Highmark Can't Dodge OT Class Action

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 6:24 PM ET) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday shot down health insurer Highmark Inc.’s bid to derail a proposed class action accusing it of stiffing staffers on overtime pay, finding reason to believe the Fair Labor Standards Act applies and that numerous employees may have been shortchanged.

Much of the decision from U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson found that while Highmark could ultimately prevail, former supervisor Jacqueline Rummel, who spent almost two decades at the company, had put forth sufficiently specific enough allegations to survive a motion to...
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Case Information

Case Title

RUMMEL v. HIGHMARK, INC.

Case Number

3:13-cv-00087

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Kim R. Gibson

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Date Filed

April 18, 2013

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