911 Operators Sue NYPD Over Sick Leave, Excessive Hours

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 3:26 PM EST) -- A group of minority 911 operators launched a proposed class action Wednesday in New York federal court alleging the New York City Police Department has been denying workers sick leave, forcing them to work excessive hours and retaliating against those who try to take sick days.

Lead plaintiff Cynthia Hill and seven other 911 operators, including six African-American women and a Hispanic male, allege the city of New York and the NYPD demanded that 911 operators work mandatory double-shifts, required them to report to work for...
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