Class Cert. Granted In OT Suit Against CitiFinancial

Law360, New York (February 5, 2010, 1:13 PM EST) -- A federal judge has conditionally certified a class of CitiFinancial Inc. financial services representatives in a suit over overtime wages, but limited the class to employees at specific outposts of the mortgage lender rather than certifying the nationwide class the plaintiff had sought.

Judge Donetta W. Ambrose of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Thursday partially granted plaintiff Amy Burkhart-Deal's motion seeking certification for her case against the Citigroup Inc. unit as a collective, opt-in action under the Fair Labor Standards...
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