September 6, 2018 / 10:37 PM / 2 months ago

11th Circuit says nurses' OT claims specific enough to move forward

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit by more than 40 nurses at an Alabama veterans home who say they were required to care for patients during unpaid meal breaks and are owed overtime pay.

A unanimous three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the nurses’ allegations that HMR of Alabama Inc required them to work through breaks were enough to state a claim under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and they did not have to describe the exact acts they performed.

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