Bloomberg Law
March 14, 2023, 4:21 PM

Case: Wage & Hour/Exempt Employees (N.D. Ill.)

Villa Healthcare Management, Inc. is entitled to summary judgment on a licensed practical nurse unit manager’s claim that she was entitled to alleged unpaid overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, a federal court ruled. Pay variations above and below how much she normally made in a two-week pay period didn’t make her a non-salaried worker, and her responsibility for interviewing candidates and the “particular weight” her recommendations carried with management suggests she had the authority to hire and fire, the court said. Further, her relative freedom from being supervised, the difference between ...