Tech Support Worker Slams AT&T With OT Action

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 7:10 PM EST) -- A former AT&T Inc. technical support worker has filed a proposed class action accusing the telecommunications giant of improperly classifying technical workers as exempt and shorting them on pay.

Former AT&T technical architect Matt Buccellato filed the suit against AT&T on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accusing the company of making it a “common practice” to fail to pay him and his colleagues' overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The violations are willful, Buccellato alleged. He...
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