Qwest Sales Consultants File FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (June 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sales consultants with Qwest Communications International Inc. are suing the telecommunications company for unpaid overtime, claiming they were forced to work off the clock to complete specified sales and call quotas.

The two named plaintiffs, Darcy Jones and Paul Larsen, launched a putative class action Thursday on behalf of their allegedly overworked Minnesota colleagues, accusing Qwest of violating labor laws.

The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, claims sales and service consultants in Qwest's call centers in St. Paul, Minn., who were subject...
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