Sprint Worker's FLSA Class Cert. Bid Denied

Law360, New York (November 13, 2009, 6:15 PM EST) -- A federal judge denied bids from a Sprint Nextel Corp. employee for conditional collective and class certification Friday in a suit that claimed the wireless phone retailer encouraged its sales force to work overtime without paying them for their extra hours.

In an order, Judge Barbara Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied the employee's motion to certify under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law, saying she had failed to prove Sprint had an official...
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