Salespeople Slap Ryland With FLSA Action

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 7:02 PM EST) -- Homebuilder Ryland Group Inc. has been hit with a putative collective action claiming the company failed to pay salespeople required overtime and minimum wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In a complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, office-based salespeople who sold newly constructed homes for Ryland contend the company was deliberately indifferent to those alleged breaches of the FLSA.

The proposed class includes all those who sold newly constructed homes for the company from a sales office...
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