Monthly Archives: September 2015

Class action lawsuits targeting healthcare facilities for missed meal breaks are on the rise

While some recent federal court decisions have made it more difficult for the plaintiffs’ bar to pursue many types of class action cases, healthcare facilities have not necessarily been a beneficiary of this general trend. One area where there has been a rise in class action lawsuits is wage and...
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Third Circuit decision benefits employers in “suspension with pay” claims under Title VII

Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in “compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.”  An employee filing suit under Title VII for discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic must prove as part of the prima facie case that an employer subjected the individual to...
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