Ingersoll-Rand Class Too Varied, NY Appeals Court Told

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT) -- A class of Ingersoll-Rand PLC sales managers suing over their pay shouldn't have been certified, the company's attorney told a New York state appeals court Thursday, arguing that the conflicting advice they got about how their commissions were calculated over the years made them too diverse.

Sheila A. Woolson of Epstein Becker Green, who represents Ingersoll-Rand, said that the current and former sales account managers, who claim that Ingersoll-Rand violated state labor law by making improper deductions from their wages, didn't have enough in common to...
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