Conditional Cert. Granted In Army Recruiters' OT Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 12:16 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted conditional certification to a class of recruiters in a collective action against U.S. Army recruiting company Serco Inc., overriding the company's claim that it misunderstood the proposed class definition.

Judge Danny C. Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky on Monday signed an order granting conditional certification and directing the parties to draft an opt-in notice. He also denied Serco's motion for sanctions in connection with responding to lead plaintiff Mike Noble's certification motion.

“The suit...
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