Federal Judge Agrees with SSS Interpretation of Motor Carrier Act

In a putative nationwide class action and collective wage-and-hour action involving temporary employees, Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC obtained summary judgment on federal overtime claims based on innovative arguments regarding the Motor Carrier Act exemption. Spotswood attorneys argued that prior decisions construing an amendment to the exemption were incorrect, and persuaded the federal judge that their interpretation was correct — a decision which had significant ramifications for motor carriers nationwide, as well as for other litigation faced by Spotswood’s client.

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