California Federal Judge: Nurses’ Wage Class Claims Must Remain In Federal Court
(September 14, 2016, 1:15 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on Sept. 2 denied a motion to send a wage class complaint brought by nurses who are temporarily employed in hospitals during labor disputes back to state court, finding that the amount in controversy exceeds $5 million (Karen Mackall v. Healthsource Global Staffing, Inc., No. 16-3810, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119292).
(Order available. Document #43-160916-016R.)
Karen Mackall filed a complaint against HealthSource Global Staffing Inc. (HSGI) in the Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of herself and...