A California state court has certified a class of roughly 300 technical writers in an overtime and meal breaks suit against Sun Microsystems Inc. in what may be the first class involved wage and hour claims for technical writers.

The decision by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Jack Komar is significant because the high-tech industry generally does not provide overtime to technical writers, according to Aaron Kaufmann, the plaintiffs’ attorney with Hinton, Alfert & Sumner in Walnut Creek, Calif.

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