Lawson Consultants Denied Class Cert. On State Claims

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 12:52 PM EST) -- A nationwide group of consultants suing Lawson Software Inc. for alleged job misclassification has been denied class certification for its Minnesota labor law and unjust enrichment claims.

In a ruling issued Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Judge Michael J. Davis found that the vast majority of the putative class plaintiffs — who were employed by Lawson as consultants categorized as exempt from overtime pay for weekend travel and work — did not reside in Minnesota, where Lawson is headquartered, and...
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