MetroPCS Employees Get Conditional Cert. In Overtime Case

Law360, Miami (December 16, 2013, 7:32 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday conditionally certified a class of MetroPCS Wireless Inc. account service representatives who claim the company failed to pay overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act, saying the company's arguments against certification were premature.

U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington concluded that the plaintiffs were similarly situated and said that though “there is no magic number requirement for the notice stage, the presence of nine opt-in notices satisfied the court that other account service representatives desire to join in the...
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