Ind. Ordered To Pay $42.4M To State Workers

Law360, New York (July 28, 2009, 9:43 PM EDT) -- An Indiana trial court has issued a $42.4 million ruling against the state of Indiana in a 16-year-old class action brought by state workers who claim that for 20 years they were required to work 40-hour weeks even though workers in the same positions worked fewer hours for the same pay.

In a judgment handed down Tuesday, Judge John Hanley of the Marion Superior Court ordered the state to pay $42.4 million in damages to current and former employees who were required to work 40-hour weeks...
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