4th Circuit applies Concepcion in FLSA case

The appeals court overturned a district court decision that invalidated an arbitration agreement because it contained a class action waiver

Concepcion strikes again, this time dooming a shuttle driver’s contention that he should be able to sue his employer for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations, despite a class action waiver in his employment agreement.

Samuel Muriithi, an employee of the airport shuttle service Shuttle Express Inc., claimed that the company misclassified him and other drivers as independent contractors under the FLSA, thus depriving them of minimum wage and overtime pay.

Alanna Byrne

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