Judge Trims State Claims From Res-Care FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (April 12, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Tuesday cut state law claims from a class action accusing Res-Care Inc. of paying its home care workers less than minimum wage for the time they spend driving between residences.

Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the plaintiffs' Georgia Minimum Wage Act claims against Res-Care and its Southern Home Care Services Inc. division, finding that to consider the claims he would have to rule on...
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Case Information

Case Title

Geddis et al v. Southern Home Care Services, Inc. et al

Case Number



Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Timothy C. Batten, Sr

Date Filed

May 1, 2007

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