Nissan escapes trial despite judge’s poor case law

Law360 (June 4, 2021, 6:01 p.m. EDT) – Nissan may evade class action lawsuit proposed by workers claiming piece-rate pay system failed to meet minimum wage or overtime requirements, after that a Florida federal judge adopted a dismissal recommendation but noted that the trial judge had cited erroneous case law.

In an order issued Thursday, U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. agreed to allow Nissan North America Inc.’s motion to dismiss on the grounds that workers failed to show the company was their employer and because they had not given proper notice. of their intention to continue. But the judge agreed with the workers that the notice recommendation was valid …

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