PPG Industries Can't Shake Sales Reps' OT Class Action

Law360, Philadelphia (August 30, 2012, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge refused Wednesday to dismiss a class action brought by PPG Industries Inc. sales staff against the paint and chemical company, after ruling that PPG's settlement offer in the overtime pay case was not greater than the maximum amount the class could potentially recover.

PPG offered to settle the case in May for $353,000 — about $500 more than the maximum value of the the plaintiffs' overtime claims when using a half-time formula — but attorneys for the class failed to respond to...
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