Fired Nurse Targets Mich. Medical Center In OT Suit

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 2:57 PM EDT) -- A Detroit Medical Center nurse fired in February after records showed she left her shifts early has filed a putative class action against the hospital operator, accusing it of denying overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

DMC systematically forced nurses to work more than 40 hours per week, failed to pay them for the extra hours and did not keep records showing how long nurses actually worked, according to a 10-page complaint lodged Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...
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