IBM Overtime Claims Belong With Comptroller: Court

Law360, New York (September 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New York federal court judge has dismissed unpaid overtime wage claims by workers of a bankrupt IBM Corp. subcontractor, ruling that the court is not the appropriate venue for claims involving work prior to January 2002.

U.S. District Judge Frederic Block on Thursday granted in part Tomcat Electrical Security Inc.'s summary judgment motion. He ruled that the New York City comptroller is the rightful judge of whether the workers' were paid prevailing wages prior to January 2002. The ruling allowed the worker's purported class action...
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