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Orlando Sentinel Faces FLSA Class Action

Law360 (December 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Florida newspaper publisher Orlando Sentinel Communications Co. has been hit with a proposed class action alleging that it avoided paying some of its employees for overtime by misclassifying them as exempt.

Michael Yaksh, who worked as a single zone copy manager for the Orlando Sentinel within the last three years, filed the complaint on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Yaksh alleges that he and other Sentinel employees were misclassified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act...
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