5th Circ. Nixes Boeing Workers' FLSA Action

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a putative wage-and-hour collective action alleging that the Boeing Co. denied employees overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, but remanded two employees' claims for further consideration.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a district court's dismissal of most of the case, though it vacated the dismissal of two employees’ claims and sent them back to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, ruling that...
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