Case: AT&T

The Hartford Courant, October 3, 2011 – Dispute Over Overtime Pay for AT&T Managers Goes To Trial

October 3rd, 2011

As it appeared in the Hartford Courant By MARA LEE The Hartford Courant A lawsuit by 200 front-line managers for AT&T in Connecticut, who claim they should be entitled to overtime pay even though they supervise technicians, is scheduled for a trial beginning Monday in a hotly debated area of law that has grown all […]

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New Haven Register, June 2, 2011 – Workers’ class action against AT&T will proceed

June 2nd, 2011

By Luther Turmelle, North Bureau Chief BRIDGEPORT — A U.S. District Court judge has rebuffed attempts by AT&T to throw out a class action lawsuit by a group of the company’s Connecticut employees alleging violations of state and federal wage and hour provisions. Thursday’s ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Janet C. Hall clears the […]

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Fierce Telecom, March 24, 2011 – AT&T Faces Lawsuit in NC over Building Wiring Protection Plan

March 24th, 2011

By Sean Buckley AT&T (NYSE: T) is facing a $10 million lawsuit over its “Inside Wire Protection Plan,” which can cost residential voice service anywhere from $6-$10 a month. One of the problems is that AT&T is actually charging this fee every month to apartment residents that don’t own or aren’t responsible for maintaining a […]

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Star News Online, March 22, 2011 – Wilmington woman lead plaintiff in $10 million lawsuit against AT&T

March 22nd, 2011

By Wayne Faulkner A Wilmington woman is the lead plaintiff in a $10 million class-action lawsuit charging AT&T with unlawful billing of customers for its “Inside Wire Protection Plan.” The complaint, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for Eastern North Carolina, states that Gloria Girton of Wilmington and other plaintiffs are being charged for service […]

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Judge Greenlights Overtime Suit Against AT&T

November 29th, 2010

As it appeared in the Recorder By Ginny LaRoe SAN FRANCISCO— A suit against AT&T claiming hundreds of “field managers” were cheated out of overtime pay has cleared a hurdle for gaining class action status and is on the fast track to trial, the plaintiffs’ firm says. Last year, Sanford Wittels & Heisler filed a […]

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Workers: AT&T owes $1 billion in overtime pay

December 16th, 2009

As it appeared in Reuters Telephone operator faces two class-action suits representing about 5,000  NEW YORK – AT&T Inc workers are suing the telephone operator for an estimated $1 billion in overtime payments in two class action lawsuits that say it is wrongly depriving about 5,000 employees of overtime pay. The lawsuits say that a […]

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AT&T target of $1 billion class-action lawsuits from employees

December 16th, 2009

As it appeared in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution By Andrew Longstreth The employment class action firm Sanford Wittels & Heisler won’t be invited to AT&T’s holiday party. Sanford Wittels already has a pending wage and hour case against one of the telecom’s subsidiaries, SNET, in Connecticut federal court. And on Wednesday, it filed two more cases […]

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