Verizon Call Center Workers Get Class Cert. In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday conditionally certified a class of Minnesota call center employees in a suit against Verizon Wireless claiming the telecommunications giant forced them to work without pay before and after their shifts, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson ruled that the Verizon employees were similarly situated because they all worked at Verizon’s Mankato, Minn., call center and were subjected to a common workplace policy, rejecting Verizon’s arguments that the employees were not victims of a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jennings v. Cellco Partnership

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Susan Richard Nelson

Date Filed

February 3, 2012

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