Chicago Transit Authority Didn't Pay For Training: Workers

Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 8:25 PM EST) -- A group of Chicago Transit Authority employees launched a putative class action Tuesday in Illinois accusing the agency of failing to pay many of its employees for mandatory training.

A putative class of rail operations employees, helmed by Charlie Peacock and Jose Ortiz, allege that the CTA violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by not paying employees for the time spent undergoing mandatory training after they elected to work in new stations or on a new transit line.

About twice a year, the CTA conducts so-called...
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