FLSA Actions Can Coexist With State Class Claims: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that Fair Labor Standards Act collective action and state law class action claims were not inherently incompatible, reviving a lawsuit accusing Integrity Staffing Solutions Inc. of illegally failing to pay warehouse workers for time spent waiting to clear security checkpoints.

A three-judge appellate panel issued a published opinion that partially reversed a Nevada district judge's ruling that said former Integrity workers Jesse Busk and Laurie Castro failed to state valid claims under the FLSA and that their Nevada law claims had...
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