American Eagle Drivers Bag Class Cert. In OT Fight

Law360, New York (May 19, 2011, 7:32 PM EDT) -- A group of current and former American Eagle Express Inc. delivery drivers won conditional class certification Wednesday in their Pennsylvania suit accusing the company of misclassifying them as independent contractors and failing to give them overtime pay.

The suit was launched in September 2009 in federal court in the District of Columbia by AEX pickup and delivery drivers who provide courier services from a Maryland warehouse to AEX clients within the state and in Washington. The drivers allege the company violated the FLSA and several local...
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