Yamaha's Latin American Unit Faces Overtime Action

Law360, New York (February 1, 2011, 6:52 PM EST) -- A former employee has launched a proposed opt-in class action against Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd.'s Latin American subsidiary, accusing the company of denying overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Ex-Yamaha marketing representative Caleb Sanz sued Yamaha Motor Distribution Latin America Inc. on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging the company did not pay him for at least 770 overtime hours from April 2008 through October 2010, when he left the job.

Sanz filed the lawsuit...
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