HP Workers Win 2nd Bid For Certification In OT Suit

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 2:09 PM EDT) -- An Idaho federal judge on Thursday granted conditional certification to a class of Hewlett-Packard Co. customer service representatives who allege their employer shorted them on overtime pay, months after having denied an earlier certification bid.

U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill certified a reduced number of HP workers who accused the company of failing to pay them overtime wages for time spent launching and shutting down their computer work, saying that lead plaintiff Karen Fenn had presented evidence sufficient for the plaintiffs to proceed as a...
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