Dukes Doesn't Doom Class In AEX Drivers' OT Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (July 25, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday denied American Eagle Express Inc.'s request that he revisit — in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes — an award of conditional class certification to delivery drivers seeking overtime.

Courier company AEX had argued that the Supreme Court ruling, which raised the bar for bringing classwide claims, rendered insufficient the judge’s reasons for conditionally certifying a class of current and former delivery drivers who claim the company misclassified them as independent contractors to...
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