WellPoint Hit With FLSA Suit By Salaried Nurses

Law360, New York (February 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Health benefits provider WellPoint Inc. has been hit with a proposed collective action by nurses in the company's call center who claim that they were denied federally mandated overtime pay for at least the last three years.

The lawsuit, lodged on Thursday in the U.S. District Court of Northern New York on behalf of current and former call center nurses, claimed that WellPoint illegally paid them salaries in order to keep them from earning the overtime wages they would have been eligible for had they worked...
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