ABM Security Guards Lose Class Status In OT Suit

Law360, New York (September 23, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has stripped conditional class certification from security guards who accused ABM Industries Inc. and its subsidiaries of unlawfully denying them overtime pay, agreeing with ABM that the plaintiffs relied on stricken evidence to allege classwide damages.

The plaintiffs in the Fair Labor Standards Act case against ABM, American Commercial Security Services, ABM Security Services Inc. and Security Services of America failed to show classwide damages in the absence of an excluded expert report, Judge Virginia A. Phillips of the U.S. District Court for...
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