Auto Shop Worker Wins Class Cert. In FLSA OT Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2009, 3:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted conditional class certification to all technicians and assistant managers employed by The Lube Center Inc. in a suit that alleges the mid-Atlantic automobile repair chain did not pay overtime wages for the employees' work in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Pennsylvania state law.

Judge Yvette Kane of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on Friday granted former Lube Center technician and assistant manager Bryon Altenbach's motion for certification of all the company's Maryland and...
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