The Healthcare Standard

Delta hospital suit alleges owed wages

Delta County Memorial Hospital District caused nursing and other hospital staffers work through break periods for which they had to clock out, and engaged in a longstanding practice of not properly compensating hourly employees for off-the-clock work, a federal lawsuit alleges.

Krystal Gray, who worked as a nurse at DCMH, filed the complaint Oct. 15 as a class and collective action on her own behalf and on behalf of others similarly affected, the latter of whom could opt-in to the action. Potentially dozens of people were affected by the hospital’s alleged policies, the complaint says.

 

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