FLSA Suit Against Airport Shop Chain Moved To Fla.

Law360, New York (October 7, 2010, 6:17 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in New York has transferred a proposed collective action that accuses the Hudson Group LLC chain of airport shops of denying its operations managers overtime pay to Florida, where the chief plaintiff lived and worked for the company.

Hudson requested the change of venue, but plaintiff Diego Velasquez did not object, according to Wednesday’s order from Judge George B. Daniels of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

In transferring the case to the U.S. District Court for the...
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