Union Seeks Dismissal Of Its Organizers' FSLA Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Labor union UNITE HERE has asked a Manhattan judge to throw out a collective action suit that accuses the union of running afoul of federal law by misclassifying its organizers and failing to pay them overtime, arguing that union organizers are exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

UNITE HERE filed its motion for summary judgment Tuesday, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. After the case, which was originally filed in Washington State in May 2005, was certified as a...
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