AT&T Workers Ask Court To Hurry Class Certification

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 2:48 PM EST) -- Outside plant engineers at AT&T Corp.’s Michigan subsidiary have moved to certify a class in a suit that accuses the phone giant of shorting them on overtime, saying they need to get the certification ball rolling before the statute of limitations expires.

The engineers plaintiffs on Monday asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan to conditionally certify a class and to force Detroit-based Michigan Bell Telephone Co. to open up its records so potential class members can opt in.

The group sued...
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