Military Contractor Moves To Toss Iraqis' OT Action

Law360, New York (June 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- L-3 Communications Corp. Inc. is fighting to dismiss a wage-and-hour suit that alleges the military contractor wrongly denied overtime pay to hundreds of Iraqi nationals the company hired to help ready U.S. soldiers and marines for combat.

In a motion to toss the complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District for the Southern District of California, L-3 contended that since the alleged violations occurred on U.S military bases, the plaintiffs' state labor law claims were not actionable and that the remaining claim under the federal Fair...
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