Wells Fargo Bankers Lose Class Cert. Bid In OT Suit

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT) -- A group of Wells Fargo Bank NA employees on Wednesday lost a bid to have their complaint alleging they were stiffed overtime pay proceed as a class action, as a New York judge ruled the workers failed to present evidence of a common bank policy requiring off-the-clock work.

U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel refused the plaintiffs' motion to certify a statewide class of Wells Fargo bankers under New York labor law and a collective action class under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The court also...
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