Wells Fargo FLSA Collective Suit Restricted To Ill.

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has barred a group of Wells Fargo & Co. credit managers from pursuing any claims on behalf of a nationwide class in their overtime suit, but she greenlighted collective claims for a putative Illinois class.

To the extent that the complaint can be read to seek relief for a nationwide collective action, those allegations are stricken, Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow ruled in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Monday.

Any nationwide claims are precluded by an earlier Fair...
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