Split 3rd Circuit Upholds Denial Of Arbitration Of Overtime Claims

(May 19, 2017, 11:22 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Two wage claims brought by a proposed class of nursing assistants don’t depend on disputed interpretations of provisions in their collective bargaining agreement (CBA), a split Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled May 18, upholding a denial of arbitration (Tymeco Jones, et al. v. John Does 1-10, et al., No. 16-1101, 3rd Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 8695).

(Opinion available.  Document #73-170609-002Z.)

Tymeco Jones, Iesha Bullock and Teairra Pizzarro are nursing assistants who work at an assisted living facility that was purchased...
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