Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Automobile Club of Michigan (AAA of Michigan) News Conference set for Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 1:00 p.m.



    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sommers Schwartz, P.C.,
 announces that a class action lawsuit was filed in United States District
 Court, Eastern District of Michigan, today, June 29, 2006, on behalf of
 plaintiffs, against the Automobile Club of Michigan, based in Dearborn,
 Michigan.
     DETAILS:
     WHAT: The following counts have been filed in this U.S. District Court
 lawsuit: Count 1 -- Violation of ERISA against defendant Automobile Club of
 Michigan, failure to maintain records; Count 2 -- Violation of ERISA
 against all defendants named for failure to credit hours of service
 required by ERISA; Count 3 -- FLSA Claims (Fair Labor Standards Act)
 against defendant Automobile Club of Michigan.
     WHO: Plaintiffs Peggy Pauley, Zsa Zsa Richardson and Irene Plonka, all
 residents of Macomb County and employees of the Automobile Club of
 Michigan, were told by the Automobile Club of Michigan that they were
 exempt from overtime payments under federal law, and that the Automobile
 Club of Michigan failed and refused to pay Plaintiffs and members of the
 Plaintiff Class overtime pay for overtime worked.
     WHEN: News conference on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 1:00 p.m., at
 Sommers Schwartz, P.C. - 9th floor Board Room.
     AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS:
     *  Joseph A. Golden and Patricia A. Stamler, Attorneys for Plaintiffs,
        Sommers Schwartz, P.C.
     *  Peggy Pauley, Zsa Zsa Richardson and Irene Plonka, Plaintiffs
     Sommers Schwartz, P.C. ranks among Michigan's largest law firms. Eleven
 of the firm's nearly 80 lawyers have been distinguished as "Best Lawyers in
 America." To reach Sommers Schwartz, P.C., in Southfield, Michigan, phone
 248-355-0300. The Law Offices of Sommers Schwartz, P.C. are located at 2000
 Town Center, Suite 900 - 9th floor Board Room.
 
 

SOURCE Sommers Schwartz, P.C.

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