Philly Hospital Chain Denied ER Workers OT, Class Suit Claims
Law360, Philadelphia (May 12, 2015, 1:28 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia-based hospital chain was slapped with a class action in state court on Friday alleging that emergency room workers were denied overtime pay after being forced to work through their meal breaks.
A complaint filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia claims that night-shift workers in the emergency room of Aria Health’s Torresdale campus had their pay automatically docked for meal breaks that they consistently were required to work through.
“Defendant utilizes an electronic timekeeping system that is programmed to automatically deduct 30 minutes per shift to account for a purported meal break,” the complaint said. “Defendant utilizes...
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