AT&T, Apple Reps' $1.24M Accord OK'd In Status Row

Law360, Los Angeles (January 9, 2013, 11:17 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday preliminarily approved a $1.24 million settlement between hiring agency Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. and a class of AT&T Mobility LLC and Apple Inc. customer service representatives who claimed they were misclassified as independent contractors.

The settlement ends allegations that home-based virtual call center agents hired to work as AT&T and Apple representatives were intentionally misclassified as part of a scheme to circumvent responsibility for overtime wages, training costs, expenses and taxes.

Norman B. Blumenthal, who represents the call center workers,...
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Perry v. AT&T Mobility LLC et al


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4:11-cv-01488

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California Northern

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Labor: Other

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Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers

Date Filed

March 28, 2011

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