Meter Reader Slaps PG&E With Overtime Class Action

Law360, New York (August 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has been slapped with a proposed class and collective action that accuses it of failing to pay its meter readers proper overtime, failing to provide them with proper meal breaks and handing out confusing pay stubs.

The suit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, is open to any California-based meter reader who worked at the company over the last four years.

Though the exact size of the class is unknown, the complaint estimates that...
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