Federal Judge Denies Class Certification, Partially Grants Judgment In Wage Suit
(August 10, 2015, 12:11 PM EDT) -- KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Employees of a shipping broker may partially proceed with claims that they were improperly classified as exempt from receiving overtime pay; however, they failed to prove that the alleged violations were willful or that they should proceed as a class, a Kansas federal judge ruled July 10 (Nancy Koehler, et al. v. Freightquote.com, Inc., et al., No. 12-2505, D. Kan.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89691).
Freightquote.com Inc. is a logistics adviser and shipping broker headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. Freightquote advises its...