3rd Circ. Affirms Port Authority Pilots' FLSA Victory

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 6:03 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a decision to award two helicopter pilots employed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey two years of damages for the agency's unwillful misclassification of them as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Wednesday affirmed an order handed down by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in August 2008 that granted Port Authority pilots Michael G....
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