UniTek Wants $4M FLSA Award Nixed, Says Class Can't Stand

Law360, New York (March 12, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT) -- UniTek USA LLC asked a Tennessee federal judge Monday to erase a class of cable technicians' $3.8 million wage-and-hour damages award, arguing a recent Seventh Circuit decision upholding decertification of a class of employees at a different UniTek subsidiary upends the plaintiffs' case.

UniTek filed a motion seeking decertification of the class of cable technicians working for its FTS USA LLC unit or a new trial in light of the Seventh Circuit's decision in Espenscheid v. DirectSat USA LLC upholding decertification of a class of satellite...
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