3rd Circ. Revives FLSA Claim In SEPTA Drivers' OT Suit

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT) -- In a precedential opinion, the Third Circuit ruled Monday that a Fair Labor Standards Act claim launched by bus drivers and trolley operators in a collective action seeking unpaid wages for preshift work from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is not automatically subject to arbitration.

A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit vacated a lower court's dismissal of the employees' FLSA claim and remanded the case back to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania federal court by finding that the claim does not require the interpretation of...
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