HBO, Warner Bros., Others Targeted In OT Action

By Stewart Bishop (November 8, 2011, 7:12 PM EST) -- A former parking production assistant lodged a wage-and-hour class action in New York federal court Tuesday, accusing HBO Films, Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc. and other studios and production companies of failing to pay overtime.

Corey Leach brought the suit, alleging that during his employment on film and TV sets from 2007 to 2011, he was paid a fixed amount per 12-hour shift and never received overtime pay, despite sometimes working as much as 90 to 100 hours a week.

Leach's work includes stints on the sets for the movies "Friends With Benefits," "Lipstick Jungle" and "The Wackness," as well as "The...

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