Power Line Can't Zap Overtime Class Action

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 8:08 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday refused to toss a putative Fair Labor Standards Act class action accusing electrical construction company Power Line Services Inc. of making improper paycheck deductions and failing to pay overtime wages.

In a one-page order, U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller denied a motion to dismiss the suit, which claims that Power Line and its subsidiaries Total Electrical Service and Supply Co., or TESSCO, and Sun Electric Services Inc., incorrectly classified workers who had corporate credit cards or company-provided cellphones as...
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