Temp Agency Puts Up $1M To Quell Juniper Workers' OT Claims

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 9:59 PM EDT) -- A global staffing agency that placed workers at Juniper Networks Inc. agreed Friday to pay $1.25 million to settle a class action filed by the workers, who claimed they were denied overtime pay while working for the computer network company.

The agreement resolves a suit filed in California federal court alleging Juniper and staffing agency PrO Unlimited Inc. improperly classified temp workers at Juniper as exempt from overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The settlement fund, minus attorneys' fees of $312,500 and other...
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