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Hyundai Plant Workers Not Paid For Forced Workouts: Suit

Law360, New York (October 21, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT) -- A production employee working for Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama LLC is accusing the company of refusing to pay overtime for mandatory exercise sessions at its Montgomery plant, according to a proposed collective action filed in federal court.

In a complaint filed Friday, Frank Bates says the pre-work stretching sessions and production meetings are paid for during the week at regular wages but are left off the payroll on Saturdays in order to avoid overtime obligations. The missing wages amount to a savings of $500,000 every year for Hyundai, he claims.

“Continuing to deny employees overtime pay for required work going...

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October 17, 2014

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