Kindred Healthcare Employees File Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit

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Los Angeles, CA: Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and affiliated companies Professional Healthcare at Home, LLC and NP Plus, LLC are facing a wage and hour class action lawsuit filed by caregivers in California. The plaintiffs allege that the post-acute health services provider , one of the largest in the US, failed to pay minimum wage and overtime to its employees, and violated various meal and rest period laws.

Ginger Rogers, one of the named plaintiffs in the class action, said "I believe they didn't pay me all my wages when I was assisting a Kindred client in her home. And when I went to care for another client in a facility, I had to work long shifts without any meal or rest breaks."Another named plaintiff, was allegedly denied overtime pay for work performed, according to the complaint.

Plaintiffs are represented by LAS-ELC and the Women' Employment Rights Clinic of Golden Gate University School of Law along with the law firm of Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.

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Last updated July 23 2014

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