Techies Win Conditional Cert. In SunTrust FLSA Action

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has awarded conditional certification to a collective action brought by current and former computer troubleshooters accusing SunTrust Bank of failing to pay them overtime compensation.

Judge Richard W. Story of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on Tuesday granted the plaintiffs’ bid to conditionally certify the suit, finding that they had showed that certain technology positions were similar and that there was enough interest by other employees in joining the action.

Jerri Riddle, who worked at SunTrust as a...
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