Verizon Hit With Class Action From Workers Seeking OT

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- An ex-Verizon Wireless employee filed a proposed class action against the company Thursday in Pennsylvania federal court alleging she and hundreds of her co-workers regularly worked overtime they were not paid for just to meet the company's productivity benchmarks.

Barbara J. Kennedy, a former Verizon hourly employee who had worked as a troubleshooter for business clients at the mobile communications company's Warrendale, Pa., location, claims she worked about 10 hours of overtime a week and was only paid for some of that time.

The complaint states...
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