JPML Consolidates BofA OT Suits In Kan.

Law360, New York (April 19, 2010, 1:02 PM EDT) -- Overriding objections from some plaintiffs, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has consolidated a dozen actions accusing Bank of America NA of failing to pay its employees for off-the-clock overtime work in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state laws.

The panel issued an order Wednesday consolidating the cases in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, chosen because of its central location and the fact that the appointed judge, Judge John W. Lungstrum, has the “experience, energy and time to...
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