Court approves settlement in home care workers’ class action against Kindred Healthcare

October 19, 2016

Alameda County Superior Court granted final approval on Oct. 7 of a $2.465 million settlement in a class action alleging that Kindred Healthcare Inc. and its affiliates didn’t pay personal care attendants required minimum and straight time wages and overtime premiums or give them meal and rest breaks when required or issue legally compliant paystubs.

The class includes approximately 2,700 personal care attendants who worked for Kindred Healthcare, Inc., Professional Healthcare at Home LLC or NP Plus LLC in California between June 18, 2010, and April 1, 2016.

The workers are represented by Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center and by Feinberg, Jackson, Worthman & Wasow and the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic at Golden Gate University School of Law.

For additional information about the settlement, click here or contact Carole Vigne at cvigne@las-elc.org or Diane Webb atdwebb@las-elc.org.

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