Miami Ballpark Contractor Wants Workers' FLSA Claims Nixed

Law360, Miami (June 24, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT) -- Concrete company Baker Construction Enterprises LLC asked a Florida federal court Monday to boot a putative class action brought by workers who helped build the Miami Marlins' stadium, arguing that they had no Fair Labor Standards Act claims.

M. Scott McIntyre of BakerHostetler, who represents Baker and two subcontractors, told U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga that the federal court had no jurisdiction in the matter because the workers' claims involved not the FLSA, but a Miami-Dade County ordinance that sets minimum hourly rates for workers on...
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