Kindred Hospital Workers Win Class Cert. In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 1:27 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday certified several classes made up of thousands of Kindred Healthcare Inc. workers who claim the hospital giant violated state labor laws by shorting them on overtime and meal breaks.

U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson granted certification to five subclasses of workers on allegations including unpaid overtime for late hospital shifts and missed meal breaks, illegal meal break waivers and incomplete pay stubs.

The judge said the workers met the standards under Rule 23 to proceed collectively on most of...
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Case Title

Debbie Fitzpatrick Seckler et al v. Kindred Healthcare Inc et al


Case Number

8:10-cv-01188

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

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Dean D. Pregerson

Date Filed

August 6, 2010


Case Title

Flordeliza Escano et al v. Kindred Healthcare Operating Company, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:09-cv-04778

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Date Filed

July 2, 2009

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