Avis Budget Agency Operators Sue Over Pay Practices

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT) -- A group of Avis Budget Group Inc. agency operators launched a putative class action Thursday in California alleging the company misclassified them as independent contractors, depriving them of benefits and compensation they would have received as full-time employees.

The suit, filed by 17 Avis Budget rental outlet contractors on behalf of all contractors in the state of California since 1990, accuses the company of a slew of state labor law violations including a willful failure to pay overtime compensation or indemnify illegal wage deductions, failure to...
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