Practice Area: Employment Law
Issue: Overtime pay improperly denied
HP Class Action Lawsuit / Hewlett Packard Class Action Lawsuit
The class action lawsuit charges that HP has a common practice of misclassifying certain HP employees as exempt from overtime, thereby failing to pay them for all hours worked in violation of federal and state overtime pay laws.
Plaintiffs assert claims under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act on behalf of persons employed by HP at any time from January 10, 2010 up to the present in the following positions:
- Technical Solutions Consultants in the (a) Enterprise Group - Customer Solutions Center, (b) HP Software Support Delivery / IMBU Support, and/or (c) HP Software Enterprise Security Products organizations; and
- Field Technical Support Consultants in the (a) Enterprise Group – TS AMS Signage – US, and/or (b) Printing and Personal System – Graphics Solutions Business organizations.
Plaintiffs also assert claims for overtime pay under California, Colorado, and Massachusetts law on behalf of persons employed by HP at any time from January 10, 2009 (in California) or January 10, 2010 (in Colorado and Massachusetts) up to the present in the following positions:
Technical Solutions Consultants employed in California, Colorado, and/or Massachusetts in the (a) Enterprise Group - Customer Solutions Center, (b) HP Software Support Delivery / IMBU Support, and/or (c) HP Software Enterprise Security Products organizations.
Plaintiffs' motion for class certification is currently pending before U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman in San Jose. The parties' briefs are available here.
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Current and former HP employees who perform hardware or software installation, maintenance, or support work that wish to submit a complaint, report their work experiences, or learn more about the lawsuit should use the form below to contact an employment lawyer at Lieff Cabraser.
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