Class Of Managers Decertified In FedEx OT Suit

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has decertified a class of former FedEx Ground Package System Inc. managers who claim they were denied overtime pay because they spent most of their time conducting nonmanagerial tasks such as package handling.

Judge Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted the company's bid to decertify the class Monday, saying in the order that certain changes since its initial certification of the class in February 2008 necessitated the turnaround.

Specifically, the judge said, the plaintiffs'...
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