Trinity Health Pays $5M To End Nurses' Wage-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT) -- Trinity Health Corp. has agreed to pay more than $5.1 million to settle antitrust allegations that it conspired with other Detroit-area hospitals to suppress the wages of a putative class of registered nurses, according to an agreement filed Tuesday in Michigan federal court.

The settlement will release Trinity from claims it violated the Sherman Act by conspiring with seven other hospitals to depress registered nurses' wages in the Detroit area by sharing nonpublic information about their nurse pay policies, the plaintiffs said. 

The agreement is still...
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