Welspun Unit Slapped With Overtime Action

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Two employees at a unit of global conglomerate the Welspun Group filed a class action in Arkansas on Wednesday claiming they weren't paid overtime and were wrongly classified as exempt.

Named plaintiffs Matthew Farnsworth and Matthew Moore — who work as production employees at a pipe manufacturing facility in Arkansas operated by Welspun Corp. Ltd. — claim they worked an average of 53 hours per week over the past six months, but did not perform any management or specialized duties that would exempt them from receiving...
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