FLSA Doesn't Bar Class Waivers In OT Suit, 11th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Friday ruled in a putative collective action against an auto repair company and its affiliate that the Fair Labor Standards Act does not contain a congressional command barring the enforcement of arbitration agreements or class action waivers, joining a growing chorus of similar appellate findings.

Affirming a district court’s ruling, the three-judge panel held that an arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver signed by employees of a car window repair company was valid since the FLSA does not explicitly bar such...
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