Cable Installers Sue Comcast Over FLSA Violations

Law360, New York (August 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Cable technicians for telecommunications giant Comcast Corp. have filed a putative class action against their employer, alleging that the company misclassified them as independent workers in order to avoid paying them overtime wages and claiming that such labor law violations have run rampant on the Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina.

The suit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of a potential national class and state classes for Maryland and New Mexico, alleging violations of the Fair...
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