Judge Orders Answers From HP Exec In Workers' Suit

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 12:51 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ordered a Hewlett-Packard Co. executive responsible for the company's sales commission regime to answer questions he originally side-stepped during a deposition, in a case brought by a putative class of employees who have accused HP of breaching employment contracts by failing to pay $1.2 billion in sales commissions.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California decided on Monday that attorneys from Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP representing HP's Robert Frederick Slaby improperly told...
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