Thursday, October 07, 2010

Amtrak settles with reservations employees

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Amtrak reached a settlement in a lawsuit with former reservation employees who worked for the passenger train provider between June 2004 and February 2010.

The lawsuit alleged that Amtrak forced them to work through lunches and off the clock. It was settled for $900,000; Amtrak acknowledges no wrongdoing.

The complaint originated from within a customer service center in Riverside, Calif.