AT&T Mich. Unit Slapped With Overtime Class Action

Law360, New York (May 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- AT&T Corp.’s Michigan subsidiary has been hit with a proposed wage-and-hour class action alleging it misclassified outside plant engineers as exempt from overtime pay under state and federal labor laws.

A group of 11 current and former employees filed suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Detroit-based Michigan Bell Telephone Co., one of the telecommunications giant’s operating subsidiaries.

The plaintiffs brought the suit on behalf of themselves and other Michigan employees who worked unpaid overtime for the company as...
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