Class Action Lawsuits Under Investigation for Fire Department Dispatchers Denied Overtime

Last Updated on January 11, 2022

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Current and former dispatchers and aeromedical technicians (paramedics assigned to air ambulance helicopters) employed by police and fire departments.
What's Going On?
It has been alleged that a number of fire departments are illegally denying overtime pay to their dispatchers and aeromedical technicians.
What Could I Recover Through a Lawsuit?
You may be able to receive compensation for up to three years of unpaid overtime.
Can I Be Fired for Participating in a Lawsuit?
No, it is illegal for your employer to retaliate against you for asserting your workplace rights and participating in an overtime lawsuit.
Type of Lawsuit
Class Action