Paramedics Ask 5th Circ. To Revive OT Suit

Law360, Houston (April 30, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT) -- A group of paramedics urged the Fifth Circuit Tuesday to reinstate its suit that alleges a Texas county cheated them out of overtime pay, arguing they were never told they were receiving guaranteed salaries regardless of the number of hours worked.

Bruce Craig Deats of Deats Durst Owen & Levy PLLC, which represents the group of 115 paramedics employed by Williamson County, told the Fifth Circuit that his clients did not have a “clear understanding” that they were receiving a fixed salary, but received the same...
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