Delivery Co. Owner Can't Escape DHL Drivers' OT Suit

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 5:14 PM EST) -- The owner of an Oklahoma-based delivery service that contracted with DHL Express (USA) Inc. has lost his bid to be dropped from a collective action accusing him, his company and DHL of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay drivers proper overtime wages.

Judge David L. Russell of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma on Wednesday denied Nathan White's motion to dismiss, concluding that the court had the authority to exercise jurisdiction over White — the owner and operator...
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