IT Staffer Hits Dewey & Leboeuf With OT Class Action

Law360, New York (April 6, 2011, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A former information technology worker for Dewey & Leboeuf LLP filed a class action against the law firm in New York last week, saying he routinely had to work up to 56 hours a week without overtime.

Dewey, which hired its IT workers through staffing firm Robert Half International, saved money by refusing to pay overtime premiums, plaintiff Charlemagne Dumay claimed in a suit filed March 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Instead, the firm allegedly ordered a time-shifting...
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