SEPTA Not Immune Under 11th Amendment: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (December 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has ruled that the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is not entitled to sovereign immunity in its battle with a class of bus drivers seeking overtime claims because it is not an arm of the state.

In a precedential opinion issued last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a district court decision denying the agency's bid to have the case dismissed, rejecting SEPTA's argument that changes in its state funding and recent case law qualified it for immunity under...
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