Judge Certifies Class Of Managers In FedEx OT Suit

Law360, New York (February 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a blow to FedEx Ground Package System Inc., a federal judge has certified a class of former managers who claim they were denied overtime pay because they spent most of their time conducting nonmanagerial tasks such as package handling.

Judge Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California said in an order handed down Tuesday that a class action would be the superior method for fair and efficient adjudication of the controversy.

“If the class members – estimated in...
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