Yellow Pages Workers Reap $1.1M Settlement In OT Dispute

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages Inc. agreed Monday to pay up to $1.1 million to settle a class action alleging it failed to pay telephone sales reps at two call centers in Missouri for “off-the-clock” work including starting and shutting down their computers.

The settlement resolves the claims of about 500 workers who alleged Southwestern Bell violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and Missouri's minimum wage law by not paying them overtime for labor they performed before and after their regular eight-hour shifts. The class consists of...
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