Ex-Workers Hit Equinox With Class Action OT Suit

Law360, New York (June 17, 2011, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Two former employees slapped Equinox Holdings Inc. with a putative class action in California on Thursday accusing the health club operator of failing to pay overtime wages and provide required meal breaks.

Named plaintiffs Shirlene Leigh and Joanna Sheen filed their complaint in Los Angeles county, seeking to represent a class of people who worked for the defendants — Equinox Holding and several subsidiaries — in the position of "membership sales adviser" going back four years.

Member of the would-be class were misclassified as exempt from...
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