Class Certified In Cruise Workers' Overtime Case

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a blow to Boston Harbor Cruises Inc., a federal judge has granted class certification to a group of deckhands and galley staff who sued the New England cruise company over unpaid overtime they say they are due under Massachusetts statutes.

Judge George A. O'Toole said in a ruling Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts that class certification was appropriate as to two counts of the complaint related to state law claims because the two respective classes of deckhands and galley...
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