Judge Won't Let KPMG Toss Hard Drives In OT Fight

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 7:04 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday rejected KPMG LLP's bid to limit the number of employee hard drives it is required to present in defending against a putative class's allegations of overtime pay violations, saying the accounting firm hadn't proven it was unfairly burdened.

U.S. Magistrate Judge James Cott said KPMG would have to hold on to thousands of hard drives until the resolution of a motion to certify a group of accountants who say their employer illegally classified them as exempt so as to...
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