KPMG's Canadian arm found itself on the receiving end of a class-action lawsuit, claiming that the firm did not properly compensate employees for their overtime work or denied them overtime compensation altogether.

The case, filed in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, applies to all employees of KPMG LLP, including lawyers and non-chartered-accountant staff, who worked more than 44 hours a week, were not paid overtime, and were not exempt under applicable regulations.

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