As published on Tricities.com, the Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that “Sprint has paid nearly $259,429 in back wages and a $120,000 fine after a federal labor investigation revealed the telecommunications giant did not pay overtime to 1,013 workers from its Bristol call center at 134 Commerce Court.
The U.S. Department of Labor investigation focused on the roughly nine minutes before the start of shifts between July 2005 and June 2007. During that time, employees review company e-mails and download computer applications, labor spokeswoman Leni Fortson said.”
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