Verizon Workers Win Class Cert. Over Pay Stub Flubs

Law360, Los Angeles (September 4, 2012, 4:15 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Tuesday certified a class of more than 11,000 current and former Verizon California Inc. employees who claim the cellphone provider violated a state labor law by omitting their pay periods, hourly rates and other required information from wage statements.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charles F. Palmer’s order certifying the 11,300-employee class the day after Labor Day marked a crucial milestone after more than two years of litigation, creating one of the largest employee classes in recent memory, according to the plaintiffs’...
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