Class Seeks Sanctions In $1.2B HP Sales Contract Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2010, 4:04 PM EDT) -- A putative class of employees accusing Hewlett-Packard Co. of breaching employment contracts by failing to pay $1.2 billion in sales commissions has moved for sanctions against the company, asking a court to compel responses to questions HP allegedly ordered its executives not to answer.

In what has become a messy discovery battle in a suit over the alleged malfunction of HP's sales tracking software, plaintiffs on Monday moved the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California for the right to depose certain executives for...
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