Workers Hit Gerdau Ameristeel With FLSA Action

Law360, New York (February 7, 2011, 6:40 PM EST) -- A Gerdau Ameristeel Corp. employee has launched a proposed class action against the steel manufacturer for allegedly underpaying employees for overtime work and failing to compensate them for time spent putting on safety gear.

Charles Murray, an employee who works at Gerdau's Sayreville, N.J., facility, filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Friday, alleging that the Tampa, Fla.-based company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey wage laws by using an overtime pay rate that is...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

MURRAY v. GERDAU AMERISTEEL CORP. et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-00647

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Lois H. Goodman

Date Filed

February 3, 2011

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.