Wyndham Hit With OT Action Over Tweaked Time Clocks

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A timeshare salesman hit two Wyndham Worldwide Corp. subsidiaries with a proposed collective action in Florida federal court Thursday, claiming the hospitality giant unlawfully manipulates its timekeeping system to avoid paying overtime.

Darren Koch's suit says Wyndham Worldwide Operations Inc. and Wyndham Vacation Ownership Inc. — both in the business of selling and soliciting timeshares in Florida —  tweak information plugged into time clocks by employees, making it seem as though employees have not worked more than 40-hour weeks when they actually have.

The practice, the...
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