CSX Workers Denied Class Status In FMLA Suit

Law360, New York (January 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has denied class status to two groups of employees of CSX Corp. Inc. in a suit accusing the railroad company of numerous violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, saying that the plaintiffs failed to establish that their allegations could have applied companywide.

Judge Timothy J. Corrigan issued the order Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, stating that the “plaintiffs failed to show that the putative classes were too numerous to make joinder impracticable” and that they...
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Case Information

Case Title

Cheetham v. CSX Transportation

Case Number



Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Paul A. Magnuson

Date Filed

August 4, 2006

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