Temps Sue Juniper Networks For OT Pay

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Computer network company Juniper Networks Inc. was sued Thursday in California by a class of temporary workers who allege the company skimped on overtime pay in violation of state and federal laws.

The suit alleges that Juniper and staffing agency Pro Unlimited Inc. violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and state labor laws by improperly classifying the temporary workers as exempt from overtime wages.

The “contingent contract employees” signed agreements with Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Juniper and Boca Raton, Fla.-based Pro Unlimited that established their exempt status and...
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