Dukes Does Not Kill FLSA Collective Action Bid, Judge Says

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Thursday ruled that the U.S. Supreme Court's class action ruling in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes had no bearing on whether to grant a group of Wells Fargo Bank NA affiliate loan officers class status in an overtime pay suit.

In conditionally certifying the collective action, U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake rejected Wells Fargo affiliate Prosperity Mortgage Co.'s argument that the Dukes ruling — which overturned class certification in a gender discrimination case against Wal-Mart Inc. — applies to all...
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Case Information

Case Title

Myles v. Prosperity Mortgage Corp.

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Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Catherine C. Blake

Date Filed

May 9, 2011

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