Class Conditionally Certified In Centex OT Suit

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted conditional certification to a nationwide class of field managers in an overtime wage suit against Centex Homes Inc. that could include as many as 3,500 opt-in plaintiffs.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Tuesday signed an order granting conditional certification, writing that the class representative had met the first, more lenient standard for certification by showing that he is similarly situated to potential opt-ins in terms of job requirements...
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