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IT Workers Win Conditional Cert. In RFA Overtime Suit

Law360 (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has conditionally certified a collective action accusing hedge fund technology services provider Richard Fleischman & Associates Inc. of denying information technology support specialists overtime wages.

Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday ruled that the fact that the employees perform skilled work does not automatically exempt them from wage-and-hour laws, precertifying the claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act as a collective action and allowing notice to be sent to prospective plaintiffs...
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