HP Sales Commissions Class Action Gets The Boot

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 9:06 PM EDT) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. on Friday won a bid to dismiss a proposed class action in California federal court when the judge determined that the class of sales representatives did not have sufficient evidence that the computer maker failed to pay them commissions and bonuses.

The plaintiffs claimed that HP failed to pay sales representatives commissions in a timely fashion because of sales of equipment and services that the company's computer software system, Omega, failed to record. These failures have cost sales representatives millions, they said.

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