AT&T Unit Workers Win Class Status In Union Duties Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 18, 2012, 7:24 PM EST) -- Employees of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., a subsidiary of AT&T, won conditional class certification in Missouri federal court on Monday in a suit accusing the company of failing to properly pay employees for time spent performing union duties. 

The workers won certification of all current and former premise technicians employed by Southwestern who served as union stewards or representatives between 2004 and 2007.

It was not all good news for the workers, however, with Judge Catherine D. Perry dismissing the employees' claims for overtime pay they...
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