FLSA Class Action Encroaches On Dow Chemical

Law360, New York (December 1, 2009, 2:05 PM EST) -- Current and former Dow Chemical Co. employees have gained ground in their quest for overtime wages following a federal judge's refusal to decertify the class and grant of partial summary judgment on claims that the plastics and chemicals manufacturer owed compensation for time spent studying for a job-related exam.

Judge Lee H. Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled on multiple motions Wednesday, largely favoring named plaintiff Roy Maynor and a class of about 130 Dow workers contending that the...
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