Ex-Deloitte Workers Win Cert. Bid In OT Case

Law360, New York (December 19, 2011, 4:02 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Friday granted conditional collective action certification to two ex-Deloitte & Touche LLP workers who claim Deloitte ran afoul of federal law by failing to pay low-level auditing employees overtime.

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman granted the plaintiffs' Aug.15 motion for conditional class certification in an 11-page order, concluding that named plaintiffs Dina Gersten and Jason James had made the “modest factual showing” necessary to warrant conditional certification.

Gersten filed suit in April alleging that Deloitte failed top pay overtime...
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