Gentiva Clinicians Win Conditional Cert. In Pay Suit

Law360, New York (April 15, 2011, 2:32 PM EDT) -- Four ex-employees who accused Gentiva Health Services Inc., the largest home health care provider in the U.S., of wrongfully classifying its clinicians as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act won conditional class certification Wednesday in a Georgia federal court.

The plaintiffs demonstrated that their job requirements and pay provisions were similar enough to the putative class members and that other clinicians would join the action, Judge Steve C. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia decided, granting their motion for...
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