Author Archives: Natalie S. Marcus

California Appeals Court Reverses Its Previous Denial of Class Certification in Light of Brinker Decision

Plaintiffs brought a class action on behalf of approximately 4,000 current and former employees of Boyd & Associates, Inc. which provides security guard services.  Plaintiffs alleged that Boyd denied off-duty meal breaks and off-duty rest breaks and did not include … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against FLSA Plaintiff After Rejecting Rule 68 Offer

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk ruled that a plaintiff’s Fair Labor Standards Act collective action against Healthcare Corp. must be dismissed because the plaintiff “had no personal interest in representing others.”  … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary of the New York Home Care Worker Wage Parity Act

One year ago, the New York Home Care Wage Parity Act, Public Health Law § 3614-c, went into effect and established minimum compensation requirements for home care aides who perform Medicaid-reimbursed work for certified home health agencies (“CHHAs”), managed care … Continue reading

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