H&R Block Workers Gain Class Cert. In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (December 9, 2010, 2:21 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted certification to a class of H&R Block Enterprises LLC seasonal tax preparers accusing the company of failing to pay all wages due at the time of termination and other violations of California labor laws.

Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued the certification order Tuesday based on a prior stipulation between the tax preparers and H&R Block.

The plaintiffs sought certification in September on claims that H&R violated the California Labor Code and...
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