Time Warner Contractor To Pay $1.5M To Misclassified Techs

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A contractor for Time Warner Cable Inc. in Ohio has been ordered to pay $1.5 million in back wages and liquidated damages to 250 former cable installers misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday.

The Aug. 27 decision by an Ohio federal court follows a September 2011 ruling that Cascom Inc. and its owner, Julia J. Gress, violated the Federal Labor Standards Act by failing to compensate employees for work in excess of 40 hours per week because they were misclassified as...
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