Case: Alaska Communications

Sanford Heisler Sharp Wins Class Certification On Behalf Of Alaska Telecom Sales Employees Suing For Unpaid Overtime

August 29th, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced the certification of an overtime class action brought against Alaska Communications Systems (“ACS”). An Alaska federal judge yesterday certified a class of 67 sales employees who were denied overtime pay by ACS over more than eight years.  The sales employees allege that the telecommunications company […]

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Court Conditionally Certifies FLSA Action of Alaska Telecommunications Salespeople

December 19th, 2014

A federal judge in Alaska Dec. 17 conditionally certified a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action potentially covering 60 sales employees at Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc.’s Anchorage location (Peterson v. Alaska Commc’ns Sys. Grp., Inc., D. Alaska, No. 3:12-cv-00090, order 12/17/14). Click here to read the Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report article

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Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Alaska Communications

May 1st, 2012

Written by: Tanya Gonzalez Posted in Alaska discrimination attorney Janette Wipper, a partner at Sanford Wittels & Heisler, the firm spearheading the case. “Alaska Communications willfully continues to retain the overtime wages owed to these employees despite the Alaska Department of Labor’s unambiguous finding that Ms. Peterson was entitled to overtime pay.” Peterson, an Anchorage […]

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Lawsuit Seeks Overtime Wages for ACS Employees

April 30th, 2012

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A class action complaint was filed Monday against Alaska Communication Systems Group alleging sales and marketing personnel were not paid overtime. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a former employee, Laura Lee Peterson of Anchorage, and others who are in similar positions at the wireless and broadband company, which is […]

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Alaska Communications named in class-action lawsuit

April 30th, 2012

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Alaska Communications over claims that the telecom has a “serious and long-standing violations” of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Alaska Wage and Hour Act. According to a Marketwatch press release, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a former employee, Laura Lee Peterson, on behalf of other […]

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