NJ Town Defeats Cops' Claims in Overtime Dispute

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 5:40 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge has tossed a suit brought by 88 police officers alleging the town of Teaneck failed to pay proper overtime, saying the plaintiffs did not have sufficient evidence that they had worked enough hours to trigger overtime pay.

U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden on Dec. 28 granted Teaneck’s motion for summary judgment, saying Teaneck established a valid work period of either a seven- or nine-day workweek and that the officers did not sufficiently prove they had worked beyond the overtime thresholds...
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