In conclusion, the best way for employers to protect against overtime class action lawsuits is to take a pro-active stance by conducting a review of current employee overtime classifications and related policies. After all, the best way to defend lawsuits is always to avoid them in the first place. If a lawsuit is threatened, the Sav-On decision certainly strengthens the employer’s position at the bargaining table and might ultimately prove to be a potent weapon for inducing denial of class certification. In the end, the overtime classification game might not be anyone’s idea of fun. However, by ensuring employee classifications are correct, companies can guarantee that the cost of playing the game remains economical.