Stryker Can’t Slip California Workers’ Wage Suit

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Law360 (January 30, 2024, 5:40 PM EST) — Medical device company Stryker cannot escape former workers’ wage claims, a California federal judge ruled Tuesday, saying it was unclear whether the company was the workers’ employer because it still retained some authority over workers employed by the company’s subsidiaries.

Former Hertz Managers Seek Class Cert. In OT Suit

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Law360 (January 5, 2024, 1:57 PM EST) — Former Hertz managers accusing the company of cheating lower-level managers out of 10 to 15 hours of weekly overtime wages asked a Florida federal judge to certify a collective, saying Hertz’s standardized operations prove they are similar enough to proceed as a group.

Teva Workers Say Proposed OT Class Had Same Duties

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Law360 (December 18, 2023, 2:45 PM EST) — A group of sales workers urged a New Jersey federal judge to certify a class in their suit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals of unlawfully denying them overtime wages during an extended training program, arguing that the company had admitted to the misclassification, proving they had a common claim.