11th Circ. Upholds AMCL Bus Driver FLSA Exemption

Law360, New York (July 23, 2009, 10:27 PM EDT) -- An appeals court has affirmed a ruling that found certain bus drivers for American Coach Lines of Miami Inc. exempt for overtime pay due to the “motor carrier” exclusion in the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit agreed with a trial court’s finding that certain drivers for American Coach Lines were indeed exempt under the FLSA in a ruling passed down Thursday.

The appeals court panel said there were a number of facts supporting the claim that American Coach...
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