Ex-Costco Managers' Class Cert. Bid Denied In OT Suit

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 1:37 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in California on Tuesday rejected a motion for class certification from three former receiving managers who sued Costco Wholesale Corp. claiming that the company misclassified them as exempt from the state's overtime pay requirements.

U.S. District Judge James V. Selna declined to certify a proposed class that would have consisted of current and former receiving managers employed by Costco in California since April 4, 2007, concluding that individual issues predominated over common issues.

The question of whether generic RM duties were exempt or...
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Case Title

Virginia Velazquez et al v. Costco Wholesale Corporation et al


Case Number

8:11-cv-00508

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

James V. Selna

Date Filed

April 4, 2011

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