High Court Weighs If Settlement Offer Can Moot FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 8:42 PM EST) -- An attorney for Genesis Healthcare Corp. urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to refuse to allow wage-and-hour collective actions to proceed after the named plaintiff has been offered full relief, contending that such an offer moots the case.  

The high court heard oral arguments in Genesis' bid to overturn a Third Circuit ruling that revived a putative Fair Labor Standards Act collective action brought by former Genesis nurse Laura Symczyk over the company's automatic meal break deduction policy. The company asserts that the suit became...
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