NJ Health Provider Sued Over Payroll Rounding System

Law360, New York (March 12, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT) -- Health provider South Jersey Healthcare and its Underwood-Memorial Hospital facility were hit with a proposed class action Monday alleging their practice of rounding clock-in and clock-out times by up to eight minutes unfairly denies its hourly employees of overtime pay.

Named plaintiff Katherine Dohanicz contends the health system manipulates its payroll system, which rounds clock-in and clock-out times to 15-minute intervals, by forcing its nonexempt employees to clock in or clock out by specified times, which effectively erases time they worked and violates the federal Fair...
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