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Alaska Communications named in class-action lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Alaska Communications over claims that the telecom has a "serious and long-standing violations" of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Alaska Wage and Hour Act.

According to a Marketwatch press release, the lawsuit was filed on behalf of a former employee, Laura Lee Peterson, on behalf of other Alaska Communications employees involved in sales and marketing.

Here's a quote from the announcement:

Peterson is described as an Anchorage resident who worked for Alaska Communications for almost eight years, leaving sometime in 2011.

Read the press release here.

Craig Medred

Craig Medred is a former writer for the Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Dispatch and Alaska Dispatch News. He left the ADN in 2015.