UPS On-Road Manager Launches OT Collective Action

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 1:35 PM EDT) -- A United Parcel Service Inc. employee has filed a proposed collective action alleging the delivery giant misclassifies its 15,000 on-road managers who work a minimum 50 hours per week as exempt from federal overtime laws.

On-road manager Gerald Shoemaker filed suit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho claiming UPS violates the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay him and other on-road managers nationwide overtime compensation.

On-road supervisors' primary task is to train UPS' delivery drivers in accordance with strict...
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