DHL Contractor Ordered To Pay Up In Driver OT Case

Law360, New York (July 8, 2010, 2:29 PM EDT) -- A judge has entered a default judgment of about $500,000 against Consolidated Terminals Inc. in a suit against it and DHL Express (USA) Inc. alleging the companies misclassified Wisconsin delivery drivers as exempt from overtime and wrongly denied them compensation.

Judge William M. Conley of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin said Wednesday that DHL contractor CTI and its owner Perry Giorgi needed to cough up $457,275 to compensate named plaintiff Christopher Dorman and the 87 opt-in plaintiffs who have joined him...
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