Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Pennsylvania Hospital To Pay $475,000 To Settle Overtime Claims

SCRANTON, Pa. - A Pennsylvania federal judge on May 8 granted final approval to a class settlement in which a Pennsylvania hospital will pay $475,000 to settle claims that it violated a state wage law by paying overtime only when certain employees worked in excess of eight hours in one day or 80 hours in a pay period (Michele Sakalas, et al. v. Wilkes-Barre Hospital Co., et al., No. 11-546, M.D. Pa.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63823).

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