Class Certified In Sprint Nextel Commission Case

Law360, New York (November 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge in Kansas has certified a class that plaintiffs say could consist of more than 19,000 current and former retail representatives and managers who allege that Sprint Nextel Corp. and Sprint/United Management Co. have been underpaying sales commissions since Sprint's merger with Nextel in 2005.

On Monday, Judge Kathryn H. Vratil of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas signed off on a memorandum and order granting the plaintiffs' bid for class certification, appointing Nichols Kaster PLLP and Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP...
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