Former claim specialist hits MetLife with $50 mln overtime class action

Posted February 8th, 2017.

As it appeared on Reuters/Westlaw Practitioner Insights

By Robert Iafolla

A former MetLife Inc employee filed a proposed class action on Tuesday claiming the Manhattan-based insurance giant failed to pay its long term disability claim specialists more than $50 million for overtime during the past three years.

MetLife had paid those claim specialists overtime, but then reclassified them as exempt from overtime pay in November 2013 without a corresponding change in job duties, Stephanie McKinney said in her lawsuit filed in federal court in Connecticut.

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