Workers Seek $40M In Wages From Bankrupt Rural/Metro

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 5:32 PM EDT) -- Ambulance workers on Tuesday sought class certification in a Delaware bankruptcy court to pursue a $40 million class action that accuses the now-bankrupt ambulance company Rural/Metro Corp. of failing to pay employees for overtime.

The class action was first lodged in a California state court against private equity owned Rural/Metro, one of the largest providers of ambulance services in the United States, in February 2009 and was combined with a similar suit in May 2010, according to the motion. Two amendments and two failed bids for...
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