Cable Guys Hit BroadBand With Wage Action

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 12:12 PM EDT) -- Two workers who disconnected the cable of delinquent customers for BroadBand Interactive Inc. have filed a putative class action against the telecommunications company, alleging they were illegally denied overtime wages and payment for training.

Matthew Thomas and David Ortiz filed suit Thursday in the District Court for the Middle District of Florida on behalf of themselves and a proposed class of workers nationwide who performed various disconnect, reconnect and collection work for BroadBand in the past three years.

The suit alleges that BroadBand improperly classifies the...
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