Costco Loses Bid To Decertify Manager FLSA Action

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 3:06 PM EDT) -- A judge has refused to decertify a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action accusing Costco Wholesale Corp. of failing to compensate receiving managers for overtime.

Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California said Thursday that her March order conditionally certifying the case brought by Jesse Drenckhahn should stand. But the judge said Costco could renew its bid to decertify the case at a later date.

Costco argued in a motion filed in April that the action should be...
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