Qwest Workers Granted Conditional Certification

Law360, New York (August 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Call center workers that filed a wage-and-hour suit against Qwest Communications International Inc. have been granted conditional class certification.

The lawsuit was filed on Aug. 30, 2006 on behalf of anyone who worked at a Qwest call center in Minnesota as a call center sales consultant or sales and service consultant within the last three years. In April, it was amended to include Qwest workers nationwide--potentially up to 8,000 workers.

Qwest had argued that because the employees had different job titles they could not be considered...
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