Verizon Dodges Early Knockout Blow In Pay Stub Fight

Law360, Los Angeles (August 12, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT) -- A California judge Monday denied a bid for an early-stage victory by current and former Verizon California Inc. workers who allege the company issued inaccurate wage statements, ruling triable issues of material fact concerning potential damages under the state’s Private Attorney General Act make summary judgment inappropriate.

At a hearing, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Abraham Khan ruled that the issues of material fact exist as to whether he may award less than the maximum penalty “under the circumstances where employees have been able to calculate any...
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