Blackwater Instructors Seek Class Cert. In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (March 2, 2010, 1:30 PM EST) -- Former instructors at one of Blackwater Security Consulting LLC’s armed forces training camps have moved for conditional class certification in a suit alleging the company bilked them out of overtime pay by misclassifying them as independent contractors.

Lead plaintiffs Benjamin Williams and David Bogo filed a motion for conditional class certification Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

The plaintiffs contend that they and the other firearms and tactics instructors at its training camps are subject to the same timekeeping...
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Case Information

Case Title

Williams et al v. Xe Services, LLC et al

Case Number



North Carolina Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


James C. Dever, III

Date Filed

December 18, 2009

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