Nationwide Class Certified In PwC Associates' OT Suit

Law360, New York (December 1, 2009, 2:02 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted class certification to a nationwide group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP audit associates, extending the reach of their wage-and-hour collective action beyond the California class that was previously certified.

Judge Lawrence K. Karlton of the Eastern District of California on Wednesday granted the plaintiffs' certification motion but stayed approval of the form of the class notice pending an attempt by the parties to agree upon its contents.

The class consists of those currently or previously employed by PwC as an associate in the...
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