Avis Workers Say Minor Job Differences Don't Bar FLSA Cert.

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 7:03 PM EDT) -- Avis Budget Car Rental LLC shift managers urged a New Jersey federal judge Wednesday to reject an attempt to decertify their unpaid overtime suit as a collective action, saying the rental car company was exaggerating minor differences in their employment situations to argue the case couldn’t be tried collectively.

The employees — who have accused Avis of misclassifying them as supervisors exempt from receiving overtime — said their duties were all fundamentally the same and were dictated by common corporate policies, meeting the requirements for certification....
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