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Health Care Firms Fight Off Nurse’s Would-Be Class Wage Dispute

Jan. 24, 2023, 9:13 PM

Trinity Health Corp. and St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center are free of a licensed practical nurse’s allegations of overtime violations, although the worker will get another shot at fixing up her proposed class complaint.

The nurse, who worked at St. Joseph’s, sufficiently alleged an employment relationship with Trinity, but fell short of alleging that the health care organizations failed to pay her for overtime hours in violation of state and federal law, the US District Court for the Northern District of New York said, granting the motion to dismiss.

The Syracuse, N.Y.-based St. Joseph’s, where Terisa Hudson worked for ...