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Coach America Drivers Win Class Cert. In FLSA Suit

Law360 (June 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted collective action certification to drivers for Coach America's rail crew hauling operation, who claim the company misclassified them as exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In an order handed down Thursday, Judge Richard H. Kyle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota granted conditional class certification to a nationwide class of over-the-road rail crew transportation drivers employed by Coach America during the past three years who drove vehicles that seated no more than...
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