Richmond Police Fire Off OT Class Action

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A putative class of police officers on Monday accused Richmond, Va., of violating federal and state labor laws by failing to properly pay them overtime.

The suit, filed by 73 police officers on behalf of a proposed class of more than 800 law enforcement employees, alleges the city denied overtime compensation in violation of state law and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

“These employees perform, and have performed, functions which entitle them to payment of overtime compensation wages that they have not received,” the complaint...
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