Sidley Austin, HP Face Sanctions Bid In OT Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (September 11, 2013, 9:40 PM ET) -- A putative class of Hewlett-Packard Co. employees suing the computer giant for skimping on overtime pay slapped the company and the Sidley Austin LLP attorneys representing it with a motion for sanctions Monday, claiming they had made false statements about the named plaintiff.

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP attorneys representing former HP employee Eric Benedict in his wage-and-hour class action claim HP and its attorneys intentionally made false statements about Benedict in a counterclaim. The worker's attorneys say the counterclaim was intended to punish him...
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