AA Skycaps Win Certification Of National Class

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 5:19 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Thursday certified a nationwide class of American Airlines Inc. skycaps who claim they lost out on tips when the airline imposed a curbside check-in fee for bags at airports, reversing an earlier ruling in a different case that a similar class would have been unmanageable.

In his ruling, Judge William G. Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts said that, although there are differences in state laws covering the plaintiffs' claims of tortious interference and unjust enrichment, the...
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