Calif. Nurses Win Class Cert. In Staffing Agency Overtime Row
Law360 (October 21, 2020, 4:42 PM EDT) -- A California judge certified a group of 300 traveling nurses' proposed class action Tuesday, in a suit alleging overtime violations related to how the company pays per diems.
U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said the nurses met the federal requirements to sign off on a proposed class in a suit against New Jersey-based staffing agency RCM Technologies Inc. alleging federal and California overtime violations tied to policies and practices related to payment of per diems, among other things.
"Liability under this theory turns on common factual questions related to defendant's alleged policies and practices when calculating overtime pay for employees...
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