Hospitals Pay $4.5M To End Nurses' Pay Suit

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT) -- The Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network wrapped up an overtime suit Tuesday when a Pennsylvania federal judge gave his blessing to a $4.5 million class and collective action settlement covering more than 2,000 nurses who allegedly weren't paid for all the time they worked.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Arnold Rapoport signed off on an order granting final approval of the settlement and dismissing the plaintiffs' claims against defendants Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital –...
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