back to article California OKs class-action suits for unpaid overtime

The California Supreme Court ruled this week that employees who claim they've been cheated out of overtime can sue their employer, whether or not the company's arbitration policy forbids class actions. The ruling was sparked by a 2002 suit led by a former Circuit City worker seeking overtime wages. According to The LA Times, …

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Here's a thought...

"The decision 'dashes the hopes of employers that contractual class-action waivers will be an effective tool to stem the flow of debilitating class-action litigation," Colleen Regan, the attorney representing Circuit City told The Times."

Whoa... how about this for a revolutionary idea... how about not geting sued by abused employees because you bribe them with fair salaries and actually compensate them for work they do for you?

Where's Arthur Scargill when you need him?

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