Chase Financial Advisers Get Class Cert. In OT Case

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 1:53 PM ET) -- A New York federal judge on Monday granted conditional certification to a class of current and former JPMorgan Chase & Co. financial advisers who are alleging that the bank denied them overtime wages by incorrectly classifying them as exempt workers.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain determined that the financial advisers, led by named plaintiff Jeffrey Lloyd, presented sufficient evidence to the court to show that the entire putative class was similarly situated and faced the same employment classification that resulted in the alleged denial of...
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