Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Alaska Communications

Posted 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 resident, worked for Alaska Communications for nearly eight years. She alleges the company routinely deprived her of overtime pay by misclassifying her as an exempt employee. She claims she would work over 60 hours a week without being compensated for overtime.

After reviewing the case, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development determined that Peterson was not an exempt employee and was entitled to unpaid overtime compensation and damages. However, the company has refused to cooperate and a jury trial has been requested.

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