BOSTON - The First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 18 affirmed the dismissal of state law claims brought by two health care workers alleging various wage violations but reinstated federal claims brought by the same plaintiffs in a separate complaint (Patricia Cavallaro, et al. v. UMass Memorial Healthcare, Inc., et al., Nos. 11-1073 and 11-1793, 1st Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7858).