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.
Alaska Dispatch Publishing