Former USC Football Player Defends FLSA Class Action

Law360, New York (February 28, 2017, 3:29 PM EST) -- A former University of Southern California football player urged the Northern District of California on Monday not to toss his proposed class action seeking wages and overtime pay for Division I Football Bowl Subdivision players, saying the economic realities of the multibillion-dollar business show that the class deserves pay.

Former Trojans linebacker Lamar Dawson distinguished his Fair Labor Standards Act case against the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Pac-12 Conference from a similar, recently dismissed suit by University of Pennsylvania track athletes in his opposition...
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