Armored Car Driver Not FLSA-Exempt, Judge Rules

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT) -- An armored car driver who filed a collective action against Eastern Armored Services Inc. for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act should be paid overtime, a New Jersey federal judge decided Tuesday, finding that her employer had improperly classified her as ineligible for the additional pay under the Motor Carrier Act Exemption of the FLSA.

Denying Eastern Armored’s bid to escape the wage-and-hour action, District Judge Michael A. Shipp ruled that Ashley McMaster was not barred from collecting overtime pay under the exemption because on 49 percent...
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