Eckerd Prevails In Appeal Of FLSA Case

Law360, New York (March 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has denied an attempt by employees seeking overtime benefits to revive their case against pharmacy operator Eckerd Corp. after a partial settlement between the parties resulted in the case being closed.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that a lower court had correctly denied the plaintiffs' motion for leave to file for partial summary judgment, finding that it would be prejudicial to Eckerd to allow such a motion at a late stage in the proceedings.

The case was...
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