Calif. Judge To Deny Class Cert. In Time Warner OT Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 8, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- A California state judge on Tuesday indicated that he would deny class certification in a wage-and-hour action against Time Warner Cable LLC, which also is accused of shortchanging commissions for its Spanish-speaking sales representatives.

Judge John L. Segal said named plaintiff Michael Chavez has provided no evidence that Time Warner has a statewide policy denying timely payment of its worker's wages after their employment has ended, as the lawsuit claims.

The court noted that Chavez's attorney has yet to take the deposition of a Time Warner...
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