Verizon Spinoff, Sales Reps Settle Wage Class Action

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. has reached a tentative settlement with a class of sales representatives who claimed the phone directory publisher made illegal deductions from their wages and failed to pay overtime.

Idearc Media Co., the official publisher of Verizon phone directories, told the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in a status report Friday that it expected to finalize the settlement and execute a written agreement within 45 days.

Lawyer Morris Baller of Goldstein Demchak Baller Borgen &...
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