IT Worker Hits Wash. Blue Cross With OT Suit

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 12:22 PM EDT) -- State of Washington-based health insurer Premera Blue Cross and two subsidiaries are facing a proposed collective action accusing the companies of illegally failing to pay overtime and benefits to their technical support workers by classifying them as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Plaintiff Jeff Sherrill filed the suit against Premera, Life Wise Oregon and LifeWise Assurances Co. Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington on behalf of a nationwide class of technical support workers and two other Washington classes,...
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