5th Circ. Mulls 'Mooting' Issue In Cingular FLSA Case

Law360, New York (December 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has asked a district court to consider whether a former Cingular Wireless LLC worker timely filed a certification bid in a case that centers on the question of when an employer can moot a purported collective action by paying an employee’s claim in full.

The Dec. 23 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit remanded the case back to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana on the grounds that plaintiff Courtney Sandoz's motion to certify...
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