PPG Agrees To Class Cert. In Sales Rep OT Suit

Law360, New York (January 14, 2010, 4:24 PM EST) -- PPG Industries Inc. has agreed not to fight a bid from a former employee to conditionally certify a class of sales representatives who accuse the paint and chemical supplier of denying them overtime compensation.

PPG and representative plaintiff Stephen J. Duarte said they would compromise on this stage of the litigation — the conditional certification of class claims — in order to avoid the costs of motion practice, in a joint motion filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Accordingly, the...
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