FAA-CTI CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT INFORMATION
FAA-CTI CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT INFORMATION

Court Hearing on Motion for Class Certification

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. 

Defendant Sur-Reply - Motion for Class Certification - filed 02.08.2019

Plaintiff Reply in Support of Motion for Class Certification - filed 01.24.2019

Defendants Response to Motion for Class Certification - filed 12.22.2018

Motion for Class Certification - filed 11.12.2018

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. 

Operative Amended Answer - filed 11.05.2018

Operative Amended Complaint - filed 10.23.2018

Order on Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration - filed 05.31.2018

The Court granted Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration, restoring the claims that were dismissed which were brought forward in the Motion for Reconsideration.  

Plaintiff's Reply - Motion for Reconsideration - filed 01.27.2017

Defendant Response to Motion for Reconsideration - filed 01.06.2017 

Motion for Reconsideration on Order on Motion to Dismiss - filed 12.02.2016

The Plaintiff seeks reconsideration of the Arizona Court's earlier order dismissing claims. 

Order on Motion to Dismiss, and Order on Transfer - filed 11.07.2016

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. 

Defendants Reply - Motion to Dismiss - filed 10.11.2016

Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendants Motion to Dismiss - filed 09.30.2016

Defendants Motion to Dismiss - filed 09.16.2016

Complaint- filed 12.30.2015

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