Hofstra Looks To Overturn Class Cert. In FLSA Suit

Law360 (August 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two weeks after the class was approved, Hofstra University has asked a federal court to reconsider a magistrate judge's grant of conditional class certification to a group of former student employees who accuse the institution of failing to pay them overtime wages while they worked for the school.

The motion, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, alleges that the plaintiffs failed to show any "competent evidence" they were similarly situated and questions the credibility of lead plaintiff Lauren...
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