Dental Board Can't Get FLSA Immunity: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (August 26, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit refused Friday to grant Alabama's dental examiners board immunity from a federal overtime wage suit based on a recent ruling from a state appellate court that the body is not an arm of the state.

In a published opinion, the three-judge panel concluded that even though the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama appeared to have a good case for its claim to sovereign immunity under the circuit's precedent, an April decision from the Court of Civil Appeals of Alabama made it impossible...
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