Security Guards Cry Foul Over Mets OT Pay

Law360, Los Angeles (August 4, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT) -- The New York Mets franchise was struck with a putative wage-and-hour class action Thursday in New York for allegedly failing to pay Citi Field security guards overtime premiums for games they patrolled, in violation of federal and state labor laws.

Plaintiffs Errol K. Roberts and David N. Vernord say Citi Field security guards regularly work 40 hours a week patrolling the stadium which is monitored around the clock. The security guards, who are paid $17 an hour, are also required to work six hours of overtime...
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