November 30, 2016 / 10:01 PM / 9 months ago

Staffing firm seeks delay in wage class action pending appeal on waiver

A healthcare staffing firm facing a proposed wage and hour class action filed by a California nurse urged a federal judge on Tuesday to stay proceedings while it appeals a recent decision finding the class-action waiver the nurse signed was unenforceable.

HealthSource Global Staffing Inc, represented by Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, said in its motion that it will ask the 9th U.S. Court of Appeals to clarify whether it broadly barred class-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements with its August decision that invalidated a similar waiver in a case involving professional services giant Ernst & Young.

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