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Jun102010

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and CareGroup Inc. Settle Multi-Million Dollar Overtime Lawsuit

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and other CareGroup Inc. affiliates have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit against the hospital chain alleging that workers were not paid for working through lunch breaks or beyond their scheduled shifts. The $8.5 million settlement, if given court approval, will cover as many as 9,000 current and former employees. The settlement includes payment to cover back wages for workers who claimed they were not paid overtime for working beyond their shift, or who worked through their lunch without pay.

  June 9, 2010 Beth Israel Settles Overtime Lawsuit

June 9, 2010 Boston hospital group settles overtime lawsuit

 

June 9, 2010 Overtime lawsuit costs Beth Israel Deaconess and parent CareGroup $8.5 million

 

June 9, 2010 Overtime lawsuit costs Beth Israel Deaconess and parent CareGroup $8.5 million


June 9, 2010 Mass. hospitals agree to settle overtime lawsuit

June 9, 2010 Boston hospital group settles overtime lawsuit

June 9, 2010 Beth Israel parent OKs payout

June 8, 2010 CareGroup: Up to $8.5 million in O.T. case

June 8, 2010 Beth Israel, CareGroup settle overtime lawsuit