By Jonathan Randles (September 29, 2016, 7:14 PM EDT) -- A proposed wage-and-hour class action brought in California on behalf of adjunct instructors of ITT Tech is seeking authority to file a $20.2 million claim in the now-shuttered for-profit college's bankruptcy case, according to court documents filed Thursday.
The lawsuit, filed in July in state court, accuses ITT Educational Services Inc. of violating various California labor laws by depriving instructors of rest breaks and shortchanging them on time spent performing non-teaching related work tasks. ITT Tech closed down earlier this month and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Attorneys for lead plaintiffs Sean Miner, David Heumann and Shawna Admire are seeking authority...
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