LAX Workers Slap American Airlines With Wage Action

Law360, Los Angeles (February 13, 2017, 4:30 PM EST) -- American Airlines has been hit with a proposed class action in California court that alleges the airline has shorted non-exempt workers at Los Angeles International Airport of minimum wage, overtime pay and other wage and hour violations.

The Feb. 9 putative class complaint refers to American Airlines' "illegal payroll practices and policies," such as allegedly requiring non-exempt workers at LAX to work outside their regular hours or through meal and rest breaks and for failing to maintain records or provide itemized wage statements.

"As a direct and proximate result of the unlawful actions of defendants, plaintiffs and class members have suffered,...

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