Chase Can't Get Rounding Allegations Nixed In OT Suit

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 3:13 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected JPMorgan Chase Bank NA's bid to toss allegations by former employees that the bank improperly rounded off their time worked, but denied the plaintiffs' request for injunctive relief in their putative overtime class and collective action.

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez faulted Chase for taking aim at the rounding allegations, which supported overtime claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state law, as opposed to targeting the overtime claims themselves. The dismissal motion should have been brought...
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Case Information

Case Title

Evan Hightower et al v. Washington Mutual Bank et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Philip S. Gutierrez

Date Filed

March 1, 2011

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