Potentially Massive Wells Fargo FLSA Class Certified

Law360, New York (October 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge on Wednesday granted certification to two collective classes that could swell to 30,000 members, in the nationwide litigation brought by home mortgage consultants against Wells Fargo & Co. for allegedly improperly classifying them workers as exempt from federal overtime wage requirements.

In handing down her orders, Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California certified an opt-out collective class of California plaintiffs who have brought claims under a California unfair competition law. She also certified a collective...
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