Skycaps Try To Widen Classes In 2 Bag Fee Suits

Law360, New York (August 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in two proposed wage-and-hour class actions over bag-checking fees instated by US Airways Inc. and Jet Blue Airways Corp. are seeking to add 20 skycaps to the suits instead of seeking certification of that subclass.

In two similar motions, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the plaintiffs also requested leave to amend the complaint in each suit to include additional joint employment allegations in both cases.

Both groups of plaintiffs seek to add Massachusetts and national plaintiffs to the...
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