USA Today reports that lawsuits againts employers increased 32 percent from the height of the recession in 2008 to last year.
Some of the workers' main issues were putting in more than 40 hours a week without overtime pay, being forced to work off the clock, and jobs being misclassified as exempt from overtime requirements.
Another big complaint was that smartphones and other technology have been causing work to interfere with personal time.
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