Pinnacle Airlines Hit With Overtime Action

Law360, New York (October 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A crew scheduler at Pinnacle Airlines Inc. has filed a putative overtime collective action, claiming the airline willfully failed to pay the appropriate overtime rate for hours worked in excess of 40 per week.

According to the complaint, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, official records documenting the hours worked by the Tennessee-based plaintiff and similarly situated employees are in the possession and control of the airline.

The suit seeks to recover overtime compensation, liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees and...
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