Pa. Prison Workers Land Class Cert. In FLSA Fight

Law360, Philadelphia (February 4, 2014, 1:59 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Friday that the state's overtime and minimum wage statute did not apply to government entities, but granted conditional class certification to Montgomery County prison employees who claim they were denied overtime wages and were not compensated for work outside their shifts

In the first ruling on the relationship between the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act and local governments, U.S. District Judge Mitchell Goldberg threw out the plaintiffs' state law claims, but he concluded that there was enough preliminary evidence to show that...
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