Court Swats Citigroup's Bid For Judgment In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge dealt a blow to Citigroup Inc. Wednesday, rejecting the bank's attempts to invalidate the plaintiffs' claims in the class action overtime suit launched by the bank's call-center employees.

Judge Nanette K. Laughrey of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri refused Citigroup's arguments that the plaintiffs' state wage claims were incompatible with the claims made under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The suit was filed by Tolanda Osby, a former Citigroup employee who worked in a call center in Kansas...
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