Debt Collector Employee Says Co. Withheld Overtime

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 4:12 PM EDT) -- A former employee of collections agency the Brachfeld Law Group PC filed a putative class action in Texas federal court Friday, alleging managers violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by allowing employees to regularly work off the clock without paying them overtime.

The employee, Evelyn Evans, worked for Brachfeld as a debt collector for just over a year. She alleges that managers at the collections agency knew that she and other employees frequently worked off the clock — starting shifts early, ending shifts late and working...
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