Comcast Can’t Disconnect Part Of Installers’ Wage Action

Law360, New York (November 3, 2011, 1:56 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Tuesday declined to toss part of a class action brought by a group of cable installers against Comcast Corp. over their employment classification, ruling the installers had sufficiently stated a claim under the Illinois Employee Classification Act.

The cable installers brought the suit against Comcast and its installation contractor American Cable & Telephone LLC in February 2010, alleging they had been misclassified as independent contractors and were denied proper compensation, according to the suit.

In September, American Cable lodged a motion...
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