Groupon employees have filed a class action lawsuit against the company claiming unpaid overtime, the second such suit filed against the daily deals website in the past month. This time around, Groupon’s so-called “deal vetters”—a position that no longer exists—say they weren’t paid overtime when working more than 40 hours per week. The first class action, filed late last month, came from salespeople, Paid Content reports. About 1,000 employees were covered by that filing, while about 50 are affected by this most recent one.
It hasn’t been a good month for Groupon: It saw a string of departing staff including, Gawker notes, its COO and sales chief; the planned IPO was shelved indefinitely; and the company has sparred with the SEC. (Read more Groupon stories.)