The case arose after the Fire Department merged with Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust in 2010. The lawsuit was filed in 2011 and involved former MAST paramedics and emergency medical technicians who worked 24-hour shifts for the Fire Department. The plaintiffs accused Kansas City of violating federal law in its overtime pay policies by failing to pay them for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week.
The case arose after the Fire Department merged with Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust in 2010. The lawsuit was filed in 2011 and involved former MAST paramedics and emergency medical technicians who worked 24-hour shifts for the Fire Department. The plaintiffs accused Kansas City of violating federal law in its overtime pay policies by failing to pay them for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week. File photo The Kansas City Star
The case arose after the Fire Department merged with Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust in 2010. The lawsuit was filed in 2011 and involved former MAST paramedics and emergency medical technicians who worked 24-hour shifts for the Fire Department. The plaintiffs accused Kansas City of violating federal law in its overtime pay policies by failing to pay them for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours a week. File photo The Kansas City Star

Kansas City proposes to settle ambulance workers’ overtime lawsuit for $1.975 million

July 24, 2014 4:22 PM