Dish Service Provider Slapped With FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 12:30 PM EDT) -- A satellite technician has slapped Dish Network Corp. regional service provider Digital Reception Service Inc. with a class action accusing the provider of misclassifying its technicians as exempt from overtime and failing to pay for meal breaks and other time worked.

Former DRS technician Anthony Drummond filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Wednesday on behalf of himself and similarly situated DRS employees to recover overtime and other wages.

Tampa, Fla.-based DRS has been a regional service provider...
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