PwC Associates' OT Suit Gets Boot For Being In Wrong Court

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 12:42 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday dismissed a proposed class action accusing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP of denying overtime wages to associates, saying her court didn't have jurisdiction over a dispute that was essentially local.

U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the New York Southern District said the lawsuit — filed on behalf of workers at the accounting giant's New York office for alleged violations of the New York's state labor laws — didn't meet the Class Action Fairness Act's jurisdictional requirements.

Of the proposed action's...
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Case Title

Commisso v. PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP


Case Number

1:11-cv-05713

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

Naomi Reice Buchwald

Date Filed

August 15, 2011

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