Analyst Wins Conditional Cert. In L-3 FLSA Dispute

Law360, New York (October 27, 2009, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted conditional collective certification to a billing analyst at Level 3 Communications LLC who has accused the company of misclassifying its analysts as exempt from federal overtime pay regulations.

Judge John E. Jones III of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania ruled Monday that the plaintiff, Rose Regelman, had met the "modest factual showing" standard for initial certification under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

But he warned in a footnote that Regelman had only just met that burden...
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