Philly Limo Drivers Defend OT Allegations Against Uber

Law360, Philadelphia (November 28, 2016, 3:45 PM EST) -- Philadelphia-based Uber limo drivers accusing Uber Technologies Inc. of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act urged a federal judge Monday not to grant the ride-hailing company's request to dismiss several of their overtime claims, pointing to Third Circuit precedent.

The drivers defended their allegations that the company failed to pay overtime wages for time worked in excess of 40 hours per week, claims that were expanded in an amended complaint filed in October.

That month, U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson had asked them to revisit their overtime accusations in light of the 2014 Davis v. Abington Memorial Hospital case.

"Under Davis, plaintiffs...

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