H&R Block Tax Pros Launch FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (May 24, 2010, 2:40 PM EDT) -- A group of H&R Block Inc. tax professionals has launched a putative collective action accusing the tax preparation giant of refusing to pay employees for mandatory training sessions and forcing tax preparers to work off the clock.

Seven current and former H&R Block employees filed the lawsuit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, claiming that the tax preparation specialist's compensation policies practices the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The lawsuit claims that H&R Block tax professionals are required to attend between...
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