Wis. DHL Driver Loses Bid For Class Status In OT Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 1:59 PM EST) -- A delivery driver who sued DHL Express (USA) Inc. has lost his bid for class certification of a state law claim that he and others were misclassified as exempt and wrongly denied overtime pay.

Judge Barbara B. Crabb denied the petition for class certification because questions of law common to the class did not predominate over issues affecting the individual members, according to her ruling, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

Plaintiff Christopher Dorman had argued that he was...
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