Hartford Insurance Hit With Wage-And-Hour Action

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 3:30 PM EDT) -- A former employee has launched a proposed collective and class action against Hartford Fire Insurance Co., claiming the insurer's practice of calculating wages in 15-minute increments violates federal labor laws.

Shawnda Jack filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, seeking certification for a nationwide opt-in collective action and a class action based on state law claims.

For at least the last several years, Hartford has failed to pay employees for the total hours they worked, has not properly...
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