DHL OT Suit Receives Collective Action Approval

Law360, New York (December 18, 2009, 3:55 PM EST) -- A federal judge has conditionally certified a collective action that, like other similar cases out there, accuses DHL Express (USA) Inc. of failing to pay proper overtime wages to its delivery drivers.

Judge David L. Russell of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma gave his approval on Thursday to a class consisting of all driver employees who worked for W&A Cargo Management Inc. — a company that contracted with DHL to deliver packages to DHL customers — in Oklahoma from Dec. 17,...
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