Call Center Will Pay Workers $1.7M To Settle OT Claims
Law360 (June 1, 2021, 6:42 PM EDT) -- A call center agreed to pay $1.7 million to employees who claimed the company failed to pay them overtime for logging into and out of their computers, according to a filing in New Jersey federal court.
In an unopposed motion Friday, customer service representatives for Intelenet America LLC asked U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo for preliminary settlement approval, saying the deal would keep the company and the workers from litigating their Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage law claims.
"While plaintiffs vigorously contested defendant's defenses and were fully prepared to litigate their claims, this settlement takes into account the...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!