Martinez v. John Muir Health, Case No. 4:17-cv-05779-CW (filed Oct. 6, 2017 N. Dist. Cal. Oct. 6, 2017)

This is a collective and class action case under federal and California state law on behalf of employees for off-the-clock work, unpaid wages, meal and rest period violations, failure to provide accurate wage statements, violation of California’s Private Attorney Generals Act (“PAGA”), and failure to include bonuses and other nondiscretionary payments when calculating overtime wages due.

John Muir Hospital Workers


The Court granted Final Approval of the Action on November 29, 2019. A copy of the Order can be accessed here.

Per the Settlement Agreement the Claims Administrator will begin to mail settlement checks to Class Members on December 9, 2019. Please contact the Settlement Administrator, Simpluris at (888) 406-4986 if you have any questions.

General Case Information

Plaintiff alleges that Defendant instituted costs cutting measures that decreased Defendant’s labor force while increasing the employee to patient ratio resulting in employees working off the clock to complete work tasks such as inputting patient notes and processing insurance claims.

Plaintiff also alleges that Defendant did not include bonus and other nondiscretionary payments when calculating overtime wages due.


If you have worked at John Muir anytime between October 2012 and the present, were required to work off-the-clock, or have questions about your meal and rest breaks, overtime pay calculations, or wage statements, please contact Thierman Buck, LLP immediately to discuss your rights.