KB Home Sales Staff Win Class Status In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 3:09 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday conditionally certified a class of current and former KB Home salespeople in a suit alleging the model home company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime pay provisions.

Ruling on a motion for conditional class certification, U.S. District Judge Gregg Costa said that because there was evidence KB Home considered its on-site sales staff a “homogenous group” exempt from overtime and minimum wage pay under the FLSA's outside sales provision, he would allow current and former on-site...
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