Wells Fargo Attacks Calif. Employees’ Discovery Bid

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 8:55 PM EDT) -- Wells Fargo & Co. is opposing an attempt by California home mortgage consultants to reopen discovery in their case alleging the financial firm misclassified them as exempt from overtime pay, claiming the plaintiffs are trying to get another shot at winning class certification.

Nearly a month after a federal appeals court reversed the grant of certification to the California class of plaintiffs in the case, Wells Fargo is objecting to the California employees’ request to take additional pre-certification discovery, according to a status report filed by...
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