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Preliminary Approval of Settlement Granted in Rogers, et al. v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc., et al.

On July 5, 2016, the Alameda County Superior Court granted preliminary approval of a $2.465 million settlement in Rogers, et al. v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc., et al., a class action alleging that Defendants failed to pay Personal Care Attendants the required minimum and straight time wages and overtime premiums, did not provide them with required meal and rest breaks when they worked in licensed healthcare facilities, and failed to issue legally compliant paystubs.

The class, which has been conditionally certified for the purposes of the settlement, includes Personal Care Attendants who worked for Defendants Kindred Healthcare, Inc., Professional Healthcare at Home, LLC or NP Plus, LLC in California between June 18, 2010 and April 1, 2016.

Plaintiffs are represented by Feinberg, Jackson, Worthman & Wasow, with co-counsel the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center and the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic, Golden Gate University School of Law. To read the settlement agreement or learn more about the settlement, click here or contact Catha Worthman or Genevieve Casey.