Jones Lang Accused Of Altering Time Cards To Avoid OT Pay

Law360, Houston (August 13, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT) -- An employee of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas Inc. launched a proposed collective action on Wednesday in Texas federal court, alleging that the commercial real estate giant altered records to cheat workers who routinely worked more than 40 hours per week out of overtime pay.

Putative lead plaintiff Larry Jackson claims that earlier this year Jones Lang reclassified his position from salaried to hourly, but avoided paying him overtime by altering records and simply refusing to pay, violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

“Plaintiff’s manager has either...
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