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Hawaiian Airlines Says Unpaid Training Program Not Work

Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 8:13 PM EDT) -- Hawaiian Airlines Inc. on Thursday looked to put a quick end to a putative class and collective action that claims it violated the law by not paying people for time spent in a customer service training program, telling a California federal court that trainees aren't employees engaged in work.

In a motion filed in federal court in San Francisco, the airline argued it was entitled to summary judgment in a lawsuit that Kathryn Otico filed in May, claiming she was entitled to payment for the 10 days that she spent in the pre-employment training program.

Hawaiian argued the training that Otico...

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California Northern

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Labor: Fair Standards


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May 11, 2016

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