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EMS Lawsuit settled recently...
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I just finished read this interesting article.…Continue

Tags: 24, hours, shifts, 13, Oklahoma

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Waller Apr 12, 2012.

 

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EMS Lawsuit settled recently...

I just finished read this interesting article.http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/ems-workers-win-15-million-lawsuitSounds like they work 24 hours shifts and at least during sleep time they didn't get paid for the 8 hours. But because some night their sleep was interrupted and they could have a consecutive of 5 hours they didn't get paid for the full 8, which is illegal. Also if their "engaged…See More
Apr 30, 2012
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Michael Lee Reisman Maj-Ret RNNP left a comment for John Crossett
"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbJ8IsQqmAk Please check out my you tube it's only 5 mins long .  Learn from my mistake. Never take a medical support job on a handshake. The Dark Side of Medicine in Las Vegas"
Apr 16, 2012
Ben Waller replied to John Crossett's discussion EMS Lawsuit settled recently...
"What Skip said....   I'm familiar with several other EMS agencies in the southeast that used similar systems.  Every one of them that faced an employee lawsuit lost the suit and was liable for large sums of back pay, generally in the…"
Apr 12, 2012
Skip Kirkwood replied to John Crossett's discussion EMS Lawsuit settled recently...
"There may be others somewhere, but I've never heard of anything unique to a private EMS service.  It sounds like somebody is trying to sell you a bill of goods, and pay less than is required.  But that is my lay person opinion - you…"
Apr 11, 2012
John Crossett replied to John Crossett's discussion EMS Lawsuit settled recently...
"So what you are saying is about the OT law is that there are no exemptions from this law except the fire schedule, but considering we are just a private EMS service that can't apply for us.  ??? "
Apr 11, 2012
Skip Kirkwood replied to John Crossett's discussion EMS Lawsuit settled recently...
"This is a complex question.  It is best handled by a labor lawyer IN THE STATE where the question arises. FLSA is pretty simple - employees must be paid time and one-half for all hours worked over 40 in a 7-day period.  The hourly rate is…"
Apr 11, 2012
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EMS Lawsuit settled recently...

I just finished read this interesting article.http://www.carolinagatewayonline.com/content/ems-workers-win-15-million-lawsuitSounds like they work 24 hours shifts and at least during sleep time they didn't get paid for the 8 hours. But because some night their sleep was interrupted and they could have a consecutive of 5 hours they didn't get paid for the full 8, which is illegal. Also if their "engaged…See More
Apr 11, 2012
John Crossett left a comment for Skip Kirkwood
"Hey I have a question I think you may be able to help me with. But I don't want to make it public because I'm employer is on jems. Would you be willing to help me out? My email is John.c.Crossett@gmail.com. I'd be willing and wanting…"
Apr 11, 2012
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At 1:58am on April 16, 2012, Michael Lee Reisman Maj-Ret RNNP said…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbJ8IsQqmAk

Please check out my you tube it's only 5 mins long .  Learn from my mistake. Never take a medical support job on a handshake. The Dark Side of Medicine in Las Vegas

 
 
 
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