H&R Block Says Only 1 Branch Altered Time Cards

Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2011, 9:38 PM EDT) -- H&R Block Inc. asked a California federal judge on Monday to toss a proposed class action that accuses the company of systematically denying its senior tax advisers overtime pay by altering time cards, arguing that the alleged misconduct was isolated to one branch.

H&R block told Judge Christina A. Snyder that the plaintiff's bid for preliminary class certification should be denied because the company paid employees of the Pomona, Calif. branch where the misconduct occurred back pay and fired two office supervisors — one of whom...
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