D.C. Home Care Case Could Swell to $150 Million Class Action Suit

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A class-action lawsuit filed this week by several Washington, D.C. home care workers could ultimately balloon into a $150 million case with as many as 6,000 plaintiffs as they seek reparation for alleged backpay owed to them by their former employers.

January 28, 2015  /  Comments Off on D.C. Home Care Case Could Swell to $150 Million Class Action Suit

D.C. home health workers suing for back pay seek class-action status

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Home health care workers who sued three D.C. employers for back pay are now seeking class-action status for what they say could ultimately grow to a $150 million case.

January 27, 2015  /  Comments Off on D.C. home health workers suing for back pay seek class-action status

Home health agencies sue for ‘years’ of unpaid wages

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More than 140 home healthcare workers are suing three home health agencies in the District of Columbia area who, they say, severely underpaid them “for years.”

December 12, 2014  /  Comments Off on Home health agencies sue for ‘years’ of unpaid wages

Home care workers sue health agencies for back pay, damages

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About 150 D.C. home health care workers filed a lawsuit in Superior Court Thursday alleging they have not been paid by three local home care agencies since the District’s investigation into Medicaid practices earlier this year.

December 11, 2014  /  Comments Off on Home care workers sue health agencies for back pay, damages

Union: United Medical Center to Head Back to the Bargaining Table

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United Medical Center and the union representing many of its workers will head back to the bargaining table Friday, said representatives from 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.

December 1, 2014  /  Comments Off on Union: United Medical Center to Head Back to the Bargaining Table