SoCal Edison Refused To Pay OT Wages, Suit Says

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 2:03 PM EDT) -- An engineer formerly employed by Southern California Edison Co. accused the utility company of forcing its hourly workers to work off the clock and refusing to pay overtime wages in a proposed class action filed April 30 in California state court.

Lead plaintiff Amit Bharadwaj alleged in his complaint that Edison and staffing company Volt Management Corp. "systematically ignored its obligations" under state law by incentivizing Edison managers to reduce labor costs, creating a coercive atmosphere that discouraged employees from recording all hours worked and from...
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