EDS Workers Move To Combine FLSA Actions

Law360, New York (August 17, 2009, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in two separate wage-and-hour suits against Electronic Data Systems Corp. have urged a federal judge to consolidate their putative collective actions against the Texas technology services provider.

In a motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday, the employees argue that the two cases are nearly identical, and that EDS has admitted as much.

In both cases — the first of which was filed in May 2006 — the plaintiffs allege that the Plano, Texas-based company has...
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