Hotel Workers Seek Class Cert. In Suit Against Hyatt

Law360, New York (August 19, 2009, 12:42 PM EDT) -- The lead plaintiffs in a wage-and-hour suit against two Pittsburgh-area Hyatt hotels and a hotel staffing company have moved for class certification under state law for a group of housekeeping and janitorial employees they say could number more than 100.

The plaintiffs, who seek to represent housekeepers and janitors at the Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-Cranberry hotel and the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport hotel, filed the motion Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

The putative class and collective action was filed in...
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