Account Reps Win Cert. In Comcast Wage Action

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 2:52 PM EDT) -- Customer account representatives at Comcast Corp.'s call centers in Illinois have won class certification in their state law claims alleging that the employees do uncompensated work after they log into their computers but before they handle their first phone call.

Judge Virginia M. Kendall on Wednesday granted the plaintiffs' motion for class action certification on their two state law claims in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The judge's order sets up two classes, one for an Illinois Minimum Wage Law claim...
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