Wells Fargo Bankers Lose Class Cert. Bid In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 4:26 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday refused to conditionally certify a class action against Wells Fargo Bank NA, saying the putative class of personal bankers had failed to identify a companywide, national policy to deny overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

U.S. District Judge Nancy F. Atlas denied lead plaintiff Raymond Richardson's motion for class certification, finding that Richardson had failed to show that putative class members were similarly and systematically denied overtime pay.

The suit began in March when a group...
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Case Title

Richardson v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.


Case Number

4:11-cv-00738

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)

Judge

Judge Nancy F. Atlas

Date Filed

March 2, 2011

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