EDS Loses Judgment Bid In OT Class Action

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 1:34 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected a bid by Electronic Data Systems Corp. to toss a proposed overtime class action, saying the information technology company failed to prove that its employees who worked with American Airlines Inc. were exempt from federal wage laws under the air carrier exemption.

Judge Richard J. Holwell of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday denied EDS' motion for summary judgment, finding that the company had not proved that its relevant operations were “controlled by” the...
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