Fenway Vendors' OT Suit Pared Due To Preemption

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Finding that federal law preempts the allegations, a federal judge has dropped several claims from a suit brought by food vendors at Boston's Fenway Park against Aramark Sports LLC accusing the food service company of failing to pay proper overtime, though the judge refused to dismiss claims related to unpaid tips.

Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled Monday that the the Labor Management Relations Act bars the bulk of the suit's claims regarding overtime and wage calculations...
To view the full article, register now.