Best Buy Asst. Managers Denied Class Cert. In OT Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 21, 2011, 7:56 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused to certify a class of Best Buy Stores LP assistant managers who claimed they were shortchanged overtime pay and denied meal and rest breaks after the electronics retailer misclassified them as exempt from state wage-and-hour laws.

U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson didn't question attorneys or explain why he denied the assistant managers' class certification bid, but did say he would justify his decision in a written order before dismissing counsel.

The ruling is a major blow to lead...
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