Technicians Win Cert. In OT Suit Against Siemens Unit

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 4:56 PM EDT) -- Technicians employed by Siemens AG subsidiary Turblex Inc. have won conditional certification in a collective action alleging the company denied proper overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Judge Dean Whipple of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri in an order Tuesday granted the workers' motion for certification under the FLSA and denied a motion by Turblex to dismiss a claim of retaliation.

In addition to their claim for unpaid overtime, the technicians accuse the defendant of threatening to...
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