Spirit Airlines Customer Service Reps File OT Action

Law360, New York (February 16, 2011, 1:14 PM EST) -- Customer service employees of Spirit Airlines Inc. have filed a class action claiming that the budget air carrier routinely denies them proper overtime pay.

The Miramar, Fla.-based airline has made a habit of "willful noncompliance" with the overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, two employees said in a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

The named plaintiffs, Robert King and Alma Pena, both worked for Spirit in customer service at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport...
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