Is this happening in the Lehigh Valley (PA)? Suit Claims Hospitals Fixed Nurses' Pay

  1. suit claims hospitals fixed nurses' pay
    by [color=#004276]steven greenhouse
    published: june 21, 2006

    nurses filed class-action lawsuits yesterday against hospitals in chicago, memphis, san antonio and albany, asserting that the hospitals had violated federal antitrust laws by conspiring to hold down nurses' wages.

    the lawsuits maintain that hospitals in each city agreed not to pay their registered nurses above a certain amount and exchanged information about how much they were paying their nurses.

    lawyers for the nurses said the hospitals had artificially depressed wages by hundreds of millions of dollars in chicago and memphis and by tens of millions of dollars in san antonio and albany....
    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/21/us/21nurses.html
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Nov 28, '07 : Reason: added article title + info
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  3. by   CarVsTree
    Not that I know of, why do you ask?

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