Harrah's State Law Action Preempted By FLSA: Judge

Law360, New York (August 18, 2010, 3:13 PM EDT) -- A judge has partially granted Harrah's Las Vegas Inc.'s bid to dismiss a wage-and-hour case brought by a casino dealer, ruling that the plaintiff's federal collective action claim can move forward, but that the Fair Labor Standards Act preempts her proposed state law class action.

Judge Gloria M. Navarro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada signed off on an order granting in part and denying in part a motion for full dismissal from defendants Harrah's Las Vegas and Harrah's Entertainment Inc. on...
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