DC Wins Dismissal Of 2nd Suit Over Sergeant Pay

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 4:44 PM EDT) -- The District of Columbia has won dismissal of an overtime lawsuit filed by more than 200 retired Metropolitan Police Department officers in the same court that just a few days earlier dismissed a similar suit brought by active officers.

Judge Henry H. Kennedy Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Monday that the suit, like the related case dismissed last week, was time-barred because the plaintiffs' alleged injury arose more than three years ago.

The retired officers were seeking back pay...
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