Entry-Level Auditors Slap KPMG With Overtime Suit

Law360, New York (January 20, 2011, 12:43 PM EST) -- Two former employees have accused accounting firm KPMG LLP of denying a proposed class of thousands of audit associates overtime compensation.

Kyle Pippins and Jamie Schindler filed a complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleging KPMG willfully violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by misclassifying them as exempt from overtime wage protections.

The complaint was filed by Justin M. Swartz and Rachel Bien of Outten & Golden LLP and Gregg I. Shavitz of Shavitz Law Group PA....
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