Judge Rules IT Class Exempt From Overtime

Law360, New York (June 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that a class of information technology workers in California was exempt from state wage-and-hour laws and has granted summary judgment to Electronic Data Systems Corporation.

In January, Judge Margaret M. Morrow of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California certified a class of plaintiffs. The class claimed EDS fails to adequately compensate its IT workers in violation of four provisions of the California Labor Code.

The plaintiffs had claimed that their duties were not integral to the business...
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