DC Police Sergeants' FLSA Suit Time-Barred: Judge

Law360, New York (October 1, 2009, 2:22 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department officers who alleged the department violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay them overtime compensation.

In an opinion Wednesday, Judge Henry H. Kennedy Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said that the claims made by several sergeants of the department were brought too late.

Sgts. Pablo Figueroa, Michael J. Farish, Brian A. Murphy, Tyrone Dodson, Lance D. Harrison Sr., Deryl M. Johnson and...
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