Case: MetLife

Judge certifies class in suit against MetLife over unpaid overtime

March 26th, 2018

The class action accuses MetLife of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay hundreds of long-term disability claims specialists overtime pay, although other MetLife workers in similar positions receive OT pay. By Greg Land The class includes hundreds of long-term disability claims specialists whose jobs were reclassified in 2013 after which they […]

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Class action against MetLife conditionally certified

March 26th, 2018

Rob Lenihan A federal judge in New York granted conditional certification of a nationwide class of claims specialists for unpaid overtime brought against MetLife Inc. in a lawsuit seeking over $50 million in lost wages and liquidated damages, the plaintiffs’ attorney said Friday. U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan in New York on Thursday granted […]

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MetLife embroiled in $50 million lawsuit over pay dispute

March 26th, 2018

by Bethan Moorcraft A nationwide class action brought against MetLife by hundreds of claims specialists for unpaid overtime was granted conditional certification by US District Judge Alison J. Nathan last week. The lawsuit asserts the major insurer stopped paying overtime to its long-term disability (LTD) claims specialists in November 2013, after “reclassifying” them without any […]

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MetLife Employees Win Conditional Cert. In $50M Wage Suit

March 23rd, 2018

By Rick Archer Law360 (March 23, 2018, 6:08 PM EDT) — A New York federal judge on Thursday granted class certification to a group of MetLife claims specialists who allege the company misclassified their jobs to duck having to pay them and hundreds of other workers $50 million in overtime. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan […]

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Judge Certifies Class in Suit Against MetLife Over Unpaid Overtime

March 23rd, 2018

The class action accuses MetLife of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay hundreds of long-term disability claims specialists overtime pay, although other MetLife workers in similar positions receive OT pay. By Greg Land | Originally published on Daily Report Online A federal judge in New York has conditionally certified a nationwide […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Wins Conditional Certification in $50 Million Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against MetLife for Overtime Pay Violations

March 23rd, 2018

NEW YORK, March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced that U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan granted conditional certification of a nationwide class for unpaid overtime brought against MetLife. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York on behalf of hundreds of workers […]

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Sanford Heisler, LLP Files Amended Complaint And Expands $50 Million Class Action Against MetLife For Failing To Pay Overtime

March 2nd, 2017

NEW YORK, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Sanford Heisler, LLP filed a $50 million amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of Plaintiffs Debra Julian and Stephanie McKinney, against MetLife, Inc., the nation’s largest insurance company, and two of its subsidiaries, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and […]

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Former claim specialist hits MetLife with $50 mln overtime class action

February 8th, 2017 — Reuters/Westlaw Practitioner Insights

As it appeared on Reuters/Westlaw Practitioner Insights By Robert Iafolla A former MetLife Inc employee filed a proposed class action on Tuesday claiming the Manhattan-based insurance giant failed to pay its long term disability claim specialists more than $50 million for overtime during the past three years. MetLife had paid those claim specialists overtime, but […]

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MetLife faces $50 million class action suit

February 8th, 2017 — Insurance Business

As it appeared on Insurance Business by Allie Sanchez Major insurer MetLife is facing a class action suit filed by claim specialists who worked on long term disability insurance claims. They are petitioning for back pay of their overtime hours over the past three years. The suit was filed on behalf of the claims specialists […]

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MetLife faces ‘wage and hour’ suit from claims staff

February 7th, 2017 — Business Insurance

As it appeared on BusinessInsurance.com Rob Lenihan MetLife Inc. faces a $50 million lawsuit alleging that the insurer wrong reclassified the job of long-term disability claims specialists and stopped paying them overtime. According to a suit filed in U.S. District court in Connecticut on Tuesday, the New York-based insurer reclassified the LTD claims specialists in […]

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