Debt Collector Hits Ohio Firm With FLSA Action

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 4:45 PM EDT) -- Weltman Weinberg & Reis Co. LPA, an Ohio-based law firm that offers litigation and collection agency services, is facing a proposed Fair Labor Standards Act collective action alleging it failed to pay overtime to debt collectors.

The suit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio by a former debt collector for the firm, seeks to represent a class of at least 100 people who have worked there over the last three years.

According to the suit, the firm has a...
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