Comcast Discriminated Against Black Sales Rep, Suit Says

Law360, Philadelphia (February 25, 2014, 3:57 PM EST) -- Comcast Corp. was hit with a class action in Pennsylvania federal court Tuesday by a former sales representative claiming that he was denied overtime wages and fired because he is black.

In addition to claiming that the media giant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and two Pennsylvania statutes by making employers perform off-the-clock work before and after their shifts, plaintiff Karis Rouse says that he was fired on account of his race.

“Class plaintiffs' supervisors were well aware of and authorized class plaintiffs' performance of...
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