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Detroit District Court Certifies Antitrust Class of Registered Nurse

What is the right compensation for a particular job? That’s the question virtually every employer must face. Pay too little, and the employer may not be able to fill a position or must settle for less than the best...more

8 Tips To Help Health Care Providers Minimize Possible Wage Liability For Student Interns

As good corporate citizens, medical facilities help educate the next generation of health care workers by permitting students hands-on training through clinicals or rotations. Nevertheless, some students claim this training...more

CMS Releases FY 2015 Hospital Wage Index Development Timetable

CMS has released the Wage Index Development Timetable for FY 2015. This is the schedule that governs the review and corrections process for hospital wage index values. According to the Timetable, CMS will release two...more

Healthcare Update, No. 3, August 2012: Automatically Deducting For Meal Breaks Can Be Costly

Automatic deductions, where the employer's timekeeping system assumes and deducts for a 30-minute meal break, have proved to be a fruitful target for plaintiffs. During the past 10 years, over 40,000 lawsuits have been filed...more

Healthcare Update, No. 3, August 2012: DOL Targets Healthcare Employer For Violations

A recent announcement from the U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division highlights the risks that healthcare employers face when they do not properly compensate employees for overtime hours and do not maintain accurate...more

Healthcare Update - August 2012, No. 3

In This Issue: - EEOC Challenges TB Testing Practices By A. Kevin Troutman (Houston): For years, hospitals and most other healthcare providers have regularly screened new and existing employees for tuberculosis...more

The Littler Report: Wage And Hour Class Actions In The Healthcare Industry - March 2012

In This Issue: I. THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM 1 II. CLASS AND COLLECTIVE ACTIONS: THE PROCEDURAL BACKDROP 3 A. Class versus Collective Action — Overview 3 B. Opt-In versus Opt-Out 3 C. Statutes of Limitation...more

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