Homebuilder NVR Kills Sales Reps' OT Class Action

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday nixed both federal and state class action overtime claims against homebuilding giant NVR, ruling that the company's salespeople plaintiffs had wide-ranging job experiences that made the case ill-suited for collective treatment.

U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer decertified the case under the Fair Labor Standards Act and refused to certify it as a Rule 23 class action under New York state labor laws, meaning Patrick Tracy must now individually pursue his claims that NVR misclassified he and his colleagues...
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