Kaiser Unit To Settle OT Class Action For $1.1M

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 6:51 PM EST) -- A Kaiser Permanente unit said Tuesday that it would pay $1.1 million to settle a California class action claiming the health care provider illegally denied overtime to 117 information technology workers.

Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Inc., which operates a network of about 30 hospitals, agreed to pay $9,400 on average for each of the 117 IT workers it allegedly shortchanged, the company said in a motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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Case Title

Yam v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Inc.


Case Number

4:10-cv-05225

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Saundra Brown Armstrong

Date Filed

November 17, 2010

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