LA Cops Say Brass Tore Up OT Sheets

Law360, New York (April 15, 2011, 9:39 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs rested Friday after a day of dramatic testimony and high profile witnesses in a trial over allegations that the Los Angeles Police Department made officers work overtime without compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

One current LAPD officer and a former one took the stand on the fourth day of trial in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Both said supervisors tore up their overtime requests — called “greenies” in department lingo — and upbraided them rather than...
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