Split 6th Circuit Orders Damages Recalculation In Collective Wage Suit

(March 10, 2016, 10:03 AM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A divided Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 2 in a wage-and-hour suit upheld the collective certification of a class of cable technicians, the use of representative testimony and the use of an estimated-average approach, but reversed as to the damages, finding that they were miscalculated (Edward Monroe, et al. v. FTS USA, LLC, et al., No. 14-6063, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3859).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160311-010Z.)

FTS USA LLC contracts with various cable companies to provide cable installation and...
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