Ark. Court Puts 3-Year Cap On Bus Drivers' Wage Action

Law360, Los Angeles (November 3, 2011, 9:46 PM EDT) -- The Arkansas Supreme Court held Thursday that a private suit under the state’s minimum wage law had a three-year statute of limitations, after a federal court certified the question for the state court in a group of public school bus drivers and dispatchers' class action.

“We have traditionally applied a three-year statute of limitations to actions arising under a liability that is imposed by statute,” Associate Justice Jim Gunter wrote Thursday. “[We] hold that a three-year statute of limitations would apply to private cause of action...
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Case Title

Douglas et al v. First Student Inc


Case Number

4:09-cv-00652

Court

Arkansas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Brian S. Miller

Date Filed

July 31, 2009

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