Amerigroup Faces Proposed FLSA Class Action

Law360, New York (October 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former employee of Amerigroup Corp. has accused the health-insurance and managed-care provider of failing to pay the elevated overtime wages required by federal law.

Alba Linares filed a putative class action complaint Oct. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, charging her former employer with one count seeking recovery of overtime compensation under the Federal Labor Standards Act.

Linaras, an Amerigroup community event representative based in Orange County, Fla., was not paid the one-and-one-half times normal wages for time she...
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