National Grid Workers Sue For Overtime In Sandy Aftermath

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 9:16 PM EST) -- National Grid PLC employees hit the company with a putative class action Friday alleging they hadn't received overtime pay for the 60- to 80-hour workweeks they had put in since Hurricane Sandy hit late last month.

The complaint, filed by Local 101 Transport Workers Union of America President Michael Conigliaro, says that since Sandy hit Oct. 29, employees in the affected areas have been working six to seven days a week on 12- to 16-hour shifts, which qualifies them for overtime.

“Defendants’ failure to pay plaintiffs...
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Case Information

Case Title

Conigliaro et al v. National Grid

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Pamela K. Chen

Date Filed

November 15, 2012

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