Class Gets OK In FLSA Suit Against Phillips Oil

Law360, New York (December 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge in Florida has conditionally certified a class of convenience store assistant managers in a suit to collect overtime wages from their employer, Phillips Oil Inc., but refused to toll a statute of limitations to allow additional opt-ins to join the case, saying the plaintiffs failed to identify any extraordinary circumstances.

U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida signed an order Tuesday granting class certification and requiring Phillips Oil to disclose the names and...
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