Geisinger Health, Evangelical Community Hospital “No-Poach” Lawsuit Investigation

Last Updated on March 12, 2021

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Case Update

February 8, 2021 – Investigation Closed, Lawsuit Moving Forward
February 5, 2021 – Lawsuit Filed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who worked as a nurse for Geisinger Health or Evangelical Community Hospital within the last four years.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with are investigating allegations made by the Department of Justice that Geisinger Health and Evangelical Community Hospital entered into an illegal agreement not to hire each other’s employees. They want to speak with current and former Geisinger and Evangelical nurses as part of their investigation to see whether a class action lawsuit can be filed.
What’s the Harm in a No-Poach Agreement?
No-poach agreements can suppress employees’ wages and limit their career growth.
How Could a Class Action Help?
A class action lawsuit, if filed and successful, could help nurses recover monetary damages for years of possible wage suppression, as well as put an end to any illegal agreements.