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Freightquote Overtime Lawsuit

Pursuant to a recent court order, more than 1,400 current and former Freightquote employees were notified of their right to join a lawsuit for unpaid overtime and 401(k) benefits. All Account Representatives, Customer Activation Specialists, and Truckload Coverage Representatives (collectively “Covered Employees”) who have worked at any time between March 18, 2012 and the Present…

Conditional Class Certification Granted in Favor of Cable Installers

Kansas Federal Court Conditionally Certifies Class Overtime Claims of Installation Technicians against Mill-Tel, Inc.—Knight et al v. Mill-Tel, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-1143-EFM-KGS (Dist. Kan.) On July 12, 2012, the Honorable Judge Eric F. Melgren conditionally certified a class of current and former Mill-Tel, Inc. cable Installation Technicians who have worked for Mill-Tel, Inc. at any…

Health Care Workers Forced to Work Off-The-Clock

Osman & Smay LLP recently filed a federal collective action lawsuit asserting that health care workers were allegedly forced to perform work off-the-clock and not paid all overtime wages due under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The case involves a nursing home that allegedly had a policy and practice of not paying overtime compensation by…

Misclassification of Health Care Workers as Exempt

Osman & Smay LLP recently filed a federal collective action lawsuit asserting that health care workers were allegedly improperly classified as exempt from overtime.  The case involves health care workers whose job duties require them to provide care to mentally and physically disabled persons living in a group home setting.  The plaintiff alleges that she…