Judge Questions Evidence In Maxim Nurses' OT Action

Law360, Los Angeles (August 3, 2012, 9:19 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday raised concerns over certifying state and nationwide classes of Maxim Healthcare Services Inc. nurses who claim they were shortchanged on overtime wages, saying they appeared to lack evidence that Maxim used a uniform pay policy.

U.S. District Judge Josephine Staton Tucker said plaintiffs have primarily relied upon their individual pay stubs to support accusations that all Maxim nurses are routinely denied or underpaid overtime wage premiums. The pay discrepancies could have been the result of a supervisor's error and not...
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