AT&T Workers Win Conditional Cert. In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 12:46 PM EDT) -- A group of Michigan-based AT&T Corp. call center workers has won conditional class certification in a wage-and-hour battle against the telecommunications giant.

The plaintiffs — more than 100 current and former employees of AT&T subsidiary Michigan Bell Telephone Co. — have also obtained court approval for their proposed judicial notice to putative class members working in the company's six call centers.

Judge Nancy Edmunds of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued her order granting provisional class certification on Thursday, saying the...
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