Safeway Insurance Adjuster Launches OT Action

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 2:15 PM EDT) -- A Safeway Insurance Co. employee has launched a putative class action accusing the auto insurer of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay its insurance adjusters proper overtime wages.

Brandon, Miss., resident Ruby Lauderdale claims that Safeway routinely denied her and other similarly situated insurance adjusters compensation at the rate of one and a half times their hourly rate for hours worked in excess of 40 per week, according to a complaint lodged Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
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