Judge Guts Key Arbitration Waiver in Nursing Home Workers’ Suit

Citing binding precedent, a federal judge tossed part of an arbitration agreement that required nursing home employees suing for unpaid wages to give up their right to seek civil penalties under the Private Attorneys General Act, a law that deputizes private citizens to enforce California’s strict labor codes. 

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Six Die in Florida Nursing Home That Lost Power Due to Hurricane Irma

Five people have died at a South Florida nursing home that lost power due to Hurricane Irma. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief said three of the deaths took place at the nursing home, while two others occurred as the residents were being transported to a hospital. Sharief said 120 residents of the Hollywood, Fla., facility have been evacuated due to intense heat.

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Nursing Home Admin Testifies Against Indicted Philly Prosecutor

Testifying in the federal corruption trial of Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams, an administrator from the nursing home where the prosecutor installed his mother told jurors Tuesday that Williams reacted unusually to news of her mounting bills.

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