McDonald’s Franchisee Can't Shake Collective OT Claim

Law360, San Diego (June 21, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT) -- A Georgia magistrate judge on Tuesday recommended that a former Bound South Inc. worker, who is bringing a race discrimination case against the McDonald Corp.’s franchisee, should be allowed to proceed with her additional collective action claim alleging it failed to pay proper overtime.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Russell Vineyard advised a Georgia federal court to deny Bound South’s attempt to dismiss Madai Saravia’s collective action claim asserting violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, finding the motion premature.

“[Bound South’s] motion at this stage of the...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Saravia v. Bound South, Inc.

Case Number



Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Thomas W. Thrash, Jr

Date Filed

December 27, 2010

Law Firms

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.