Collective Action OT Suit V. Gwinnett Moves Forward

Law360, New York (December 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The judge overseeing a case in which mechanical contractor Gwinnett Sprinkler Co. is accused of failing to pay the federally mandated premium rate for overtime hours has granted conditional certification to a class of current and former employees that plaintiffs counsel says could include up to 350 members.

Judge Owen Forrester of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia signed off on an order granting the plaintiff's certification motion on Friday. The class covers current and former GSC employees who worked in various...
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