Gym Appeals FLSA Suit Testimony In 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 6:59 PM EST) -- Representative testimony was inappropriate for gauging unpaid overtime in a collective action against Life Time Fitness Inc. because the class plaintiffs worked widely varying shifts, the gym chain has told the Sixth Circuit, potentially setting precedent for other litigation.

Life Time’s argument, filed Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, might only claw back a portion of some $133,000 in damages that a U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio judge awarded to 24 plaintiffs who opted into a federal...
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