A renewed Motion to Amend the Complaint, addressing the issues the Court noted in its 4/5/2020 denial, was filed.
The Motion to Amend Complaint was denied.
A motion to amend the Complaint was filed to address the issues the Court noted.
MINUTE ORDER. For the reasons stated at the September 13, 2019 hearing, it is ORDERED that the plaintiffs' 73 Motion for Class Certification is DENIED without prejudice. It is further ORDERED that the plaintiffs may file a motion to amend their complaint on or before October 31, 2019; the defendant shall file its opposition on or before November 29, 2019; and the plaintiffs shall file any reply on or before December 6, 2019. So Ordered by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on September 13, 2019. (lcdlf2) (Entered: 09/13/2019)
A court hearing on the Motion for Class Certification has been scheduled for September 13, 2019, at 10:00 AM Eastern Time, in Courtroom 12 before Judge Dabney L. Friedrich, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
During this hearing, the parties (the current named Plaintiffs) will argue in support of including more individuals as part of the lawsuit by certifying a class action. The Departments of Justice, Transportation, and the Federal Aviation Administration will be present to oppose class certification.
333 Constitution Avenue N.W.
Washington D.C. 20001
CTI Students, Family, Graduates, etc., are encouraged and welcome to attend.
You may read the Motion for Class Certification, found below, which defines what the requested Class Definition is.
The Motion for Class Certification seeks certification of the following class members:
All persons who met the requirements for graduation from a Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) approved Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (“AT-CTI”) program and U.S. Office of Personnel Management qualification standards for employment as an air traffic control specialist on, or prior to, December 31, 2013 and who:
(1) were on, or eligible to be on, the FAA’s AT-CTI Qualified Applicant Register;
(2) received, or was eligible to receive, a recommendation from an AT-CTI institution; and
(3) have not been employed by the FAA as an air traffic control series, GS-2152, air traffic control specialist.
Please note, that this definition may be subsequently modified based on future filings, as well as any subsequent Court order.
The Court granted Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration, restoring the claims that were dismissed which were brought forward in the Motion for Reconsideration.
The Plaintiff seeks reconsideration of the Arizona Court's earlier order dismissing claims.
The Court GRANTED Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and ORDERED a transfer to the District of Columbia. The Court also striked several elements of the Complaint.