Fastenal Managers' Jobs Too Varied For Class Cert.: Judge

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 3:59 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to certify a class of current and former Fastenal Co. general managers who say they were denied overtime wages at the industrial supply chain, finding that the GMs' jobs varied too widely.

Named plaintiffs Kristopher Deane and Michael Romano brought the action in February 2011 on behalf of themselves and other Fastenal GMs, asserting claims for unpaid wages along with unpaid meal and rest breaks on the grounds that they were misclassified as exempt employees, according to the order....
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Case Information

Case Title

Deane v. Fastenal Company

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers

Date Filed

January 3, 2011

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