Hall v. Tri-Borough Home Care Ltd.

On April 11, 2016, Sherrie Hall and Yolanda Roberson filed a putative class and collective action Complaint against Tri-Borough Home Care Ltd. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, which is assigned case number 1:16-cv-1732.

 

Who is in the case?

The lawsuit is brought on behalf of all individuals whom Tri-Borough employs or has employed as a home health aid at any time since April 11, 2010.

 

Claims in the lawsuit:

The lawsuit asserts three claims.

  • Claims 1 and 2. It alleges home health aides spent 20% or more of their time performing general household work, yet were paid the same hourly rate for every hour they worked – even when they worked more than 40 hours in a week. It thus alleges Tri-Borough violated the Fair Labor Standards and the New York Labor Law by failing to pay home health aids overtime premium pay: 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for every hour they worked above 40 in a week.
  • Claim 3. It also alleges Tri-Borough violated the Labor Law by failing to give home health aides with the Notice and Acknowledgement of Pay Rate and Payday under Labor Law § 195.1.

 

Who represents the Plaintiffs?

Douglas Lipsky of Bronson Lipsky LLP represents the Plaintiffs. You can contact Douglas Lipsky at 212.444.1024.

Case Status:

  • On April 11, 2016, Plaintiffs filed the Complaint.

 

*This update is based solely on information that is publicly available and is current as of April 11, 2016

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