Comcast Workers Fail To Show Promise Of OT Pay, Judge Says

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 2:22 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Monday partially dismissed a Comcast Corp. technician's proposed class action alleging the company stiffed employees on overtime wages, saying the suit doesn't show Comcast created a contractual duty to pay overtime.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Young B. Kim said named plaintiff James Brand failed to show that Comcast created an agreement under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act to pay overtime wages, but dismissed the claim without prejudice, allowing Brand to refile his complaint with revised arguments.

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Case Information

Case Title

Brand v. Comcast Corporation et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)


Honorable Young B. Kim

Date Filed

February 16, 2012

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