Investment Firm TPG Capital Hit With $9M OT Class Action

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 7:34 PM EST) -- Investment firm TPG Capital LP neglected to pay its administrative assistants upward of $9 million in overtime, according to a class action removed to California federal court Thursday.

Lead plaintiff Erica Shankle, a TPG administrative assistant in California since October 2010, says the company skirted state laws by not paying overtime to its administrative assistants, who work at least five to 10 hours of overtime each week, according to the notice of removal.

TPG employed 119 administrative assistants during the proposed class period of January 2008...
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