Comcast Accused Of Destroying Evidence In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (October 3, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT) -- Call center employees in two suits accusing a Comcast Corp. subsidiary of failing to pay overtime called for sanctions Thursday as steep as a default judgment, telling a Maryland federal judge that Comcast knowingly failed to retain computer logs crucial to the employees' case.

The customer account executives said Comcast Cable Communications Management LLC received their notice to retain employee login and logout information and related data, but didn't reprogram their systems to kill an automatic data scrub until seven months after their request. That data was crucial to their federal and Maryland labor law claims, and its permanent destruction leaves...

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