Law360 (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 recorded those hours and has miscalculated overtime compensation that was recorded, according to Jack....
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