Former Intern Sues State Farm For Overtime

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 4:13 PM EDT) -- A State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. intern has filed a lawsuit accusing the insurance company of failing to pay its employees overtime compensation.

Jonathan Edens, who worked as a State Farm agency intern until at least January 2009, lodged a complaint against the insurer Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia claiming that the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Edens hopes to pursue his suit as a collective action under the FLSA on behalf of a class of...
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