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Use Caution When Conducting Wage Surveys.

Conducting wage surveys to determine whether healthcare workers, particularly nurses, are being paid competitively is nothing new. They can be helpful in determining whether a particular employer might need to raise wage levels to minimize turnover and remain an attractive employer in a competitive field. But if not done carefully, such surveys can land you in the middle of an anti-trust law suit defending your company from allegations of collusion.

Fourth Circuit Bars "FLSA-Based" State Law Claims, Rules FLSA Remedies Are Exclusive (pdf).

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over North and South Carolina federal courts, recently held in Anderson v. Sara Lee Corp., that remedies contain in the Fair Labor Standards Act are exclusive and preempt remedies that would otherwise be available under state law.
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