Court Rules Against Verizon In Chargebacks Appeal

Law360, New York (January 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California appeals court has revived a purported class action by current and former Verizon Wireless Inc. workers that accuses the wireless provider of making improper chargebacks of employee commissions.

In an opinion published on Thursday, California’s Second District Court of Appeal reversed an earlier decision in favor of Verizon, finding that the trial court should have given Saul Deleon and other employees who opted out of a 2006 class settlement with Verizon a chance to amend their complaint so that it alleged labor violations that...
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