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VIAW Newswire 02.08.13

Posted on 15 May 2013 by admin

11 Healthcare Leaders Share Patient Engagement Strategies

Leaders from 11 healthcare institutions share how their organizations have increased patient engagement by implementing 10 strategies to reduce costs and improve quality in a commentary in HealthAffairs.


Jury awards injured worker $88,188

Jesus Ayala sued his former employer, Kerr Contractors Inc. of Woodburn, in Marion County Circuit Court. Kerr Contractors fired Ayala shortly after he sustained a workplace injury, according to the lawsuit. (Oregon)


Marriott Hit With Bias Class Action By Blind Worker

A blind Marriott International Inc. employee lodged a putative class action in California federal court Wednesday alleging the company discriminates against blind and disabled employees by using inaccessible software that keeps them from management positions.


Disney, Analysts Ordered Back To Drawing Board In OT Deal

A California judge on Wednesday ordered Walt Disney Pictures and a putative class of financial analysts alleging wage and hour violations to modify their proposed settlement agreement, saying it didn’t provide an adequate method for calculating meal and rest break damages for each class member.


Wells Fargo Slams Lax FLSA Class Standards In 5th Circ.

Wells Fargo on Monday slammed the two-stage class certification process used in Fair Labor Standards Act cases, urging the Fifth Circuit to require a showing that the case turns on a question that can be uniformly answered before class notification is authorized.

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